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Messiah (A sacred oratorio). Composed by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759). Edited by Watkins Shaw. For Choral (Vocal Score). Music Sales America. Baroque, Choral, Christmas and Easter. Difficulty: medium. Vocal score (paperback). Choral notation and piano reduction. 257 pages. Novello & Co Ltd. #NOV070137. Published by Novello & Co Ltd. (HL.14021327).

ISBN 0853602115. With choral notation and piano reduction. Baroque, Choral, Christmas and Easter. 7.5x11 inches.

The world-famous Novello choral edition of Handel's beautiful masterpiece. Arranged for SATB with piano part. Edited with piano reduction by Watkins Shaw.

  • Part One 
  • Sinfonia (Overture) 
  • Comfort Ye My People  Recitative
  • Ev'ry valley shall be exalted  Air
  • And the Glory of the Lord  Chorus
  • Thus saith the Lord  Recitative
  • But who may abide the day of his coming? (Version I)  Air for Alto
  • But who may abide the day of his coming (Version II)  Transposed for Soprano
  • And he shall purify  Chorus
  • Behold, a virgin shall conceive  Recitative
  • O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion  Air and Chorus
  • For behold, darkness shall cover the earth  Recitative
  • The people that walked in darkness  Air
  • For Unto Us a Child is Born  Chorus
  • Pifa ('Pastoral Symphony') 
  • There were shepherds abiding in the field  Recitative
  • And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them  Recitative
  • And the angel said until them  Recitative
  • And suddenly there was with the angel  Recitative
  • Glory To God  Chorus
  • Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (Version I)  Air (4/4)
  • Then shall the eyes of the blind  Recitative
  • He shall feed his flock (Version I)  Air for Soprano
  • He shall feed his flock (Version II)  Transposed for Alto and Soprano
  • His yoke is easy, and his burthen is light  Chorus

  • Part Two 
  • Behold the Lamb of God  Chorus
  • He Was Despised  Air
  • Surely he hath borne our griefs  Chorus
  • And with his stripes we are healed  Chorus
  • All we like sheep have gone astray  Chorus
  • All they that see him laugh him to scorn  Recitative
  • He trusted in God  Chorus
  • Thy rebuke hath broken his heart  Recitative
  • Behold, and see if there be any sorrow  Air
  • He was cut off out of the land of the living  Recitative
  • But thou didst not leave his soul in hell  Air
  • Lift up your heads, O ye gates  Chorus
  • Unto which of the angelsl said he at any time  Recitative
  • Let all the angels of God worship him  Chorus
  • Thou art gone up on high (Version I)  Air for Alto
  • Thou art gone up on high (Version II)  Transposed for Soprano
  • The Lord gave the word  Chorus
  • How beautiful are the feet (Version I)  Air
  • Their sound is gone out (Version I)  Chorus
  • Why do the nations so furiously rage together (Version I)  Air
  • Why do the nations so furiously rage together (Version II)  Air and Recitative
  • Let us break their bonds asunder  Chorus
  • He that dwelleth in heaven  Recitative
  • Thou shalt break them  Air
  • Hallelujah  Chorus

  • Part Three 
  • I Know That My Redeemer Liveth  Air
  • Since by man came death  Chorus
  • Behold, I tell you a mystery  Recitative
  • The Trumpet Shall Sound  Air
  • Then shall be brought to pass  Recitative
  • O death, where is thy sting?  Duet, Alto and Tenor
  • But thanks be to God  Chorus
  • If God be for us (Version I)  Air for Soprano
  • If God be for us (Version II)  Transposed for Alto
  • Worthy is the lamb that was slain  Chorus

  • Appendix 
  • Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (Version II)  Air (12/8)
  • Thou art gone up on high (Version III)  Air for Bass
  • How beautiful are the feet (Version II)  Air for Alto
  • How beautiful are the feet...Break forth into joy  Duet and Chorus
  • Their sound is gone out (Version II)  Air

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