Jan 13

The Last words of David (2 Samuel 23:3-4) – Randall Thompson

English: King David, second king of Israel

2 Samuel 23:3-4

The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God.

And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain.

The Last words of David, first performed August 12, 1949, composed by Randall Thompson (1899-1984)

Performers unknown

Performed by the Augustana College choir (Rock Island, Illinois) in Davenport, Iowa


MP3: The Last Words of David, Randall Thompson / Augustana College Choir / Augustana Records


The Last Words of David by Randall Thompson (1899-1984). For SATB Choir, Piano or Orchestra or Band. Choral, general. Octavo. Scripture: 2 Samuel 23:3-4. 12 pages. Published by E.C. Schirmer Publishing


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