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Miscellaneous Translations

G.F. Handel: "My Song Shall be Alway" H. 252 (Chandos Anthem 7)

Psalm 89: vs. 1 & 5, mov’t. 2; vs. 6, mov’t. 3; vs. 7-8, mov’ts. 4; vs, 9, mov’t. 5; vs. 11, mov’t. 6; vs. 14, mov’t. 7; vs. 15, mov’t. 8; vs. 16, mov’t. 9

1. Sinfonia

2. S & Chorus
My song shall be always of the loving kindness of the Lord; with my mouth will I ever be showing Thy truth from one generation to another
The Heav’ns shall praise Thy wond’rous works and Thy truth in the congregation of the saints.
3. Recitative – T
For who is he among the clouds that shall be compared unto the Lord? And what is he among the gods, that shall be like unto the Lord?
4. Aria – T
God is very greatly to be fear’d in the counsel of the saints, and to be had in reverence of all that are round about him. O Lord, God of hosts, who is like unto Thee? The truth, most mighty Lord, is on ev’ry side.
5. Trio STB
Thou rulest the raging of the sea, Thou stillest the waves thereof when they arise.
6. Duet AB
The heav’ns are Thine, the earth also is Thine, Thou hast laid the foundation of the round world.
7. Chorus
Righteousness and equity are the habitation of Thy seat. Mercy and truth shall go before Thy face.
8. Aria – S
Blessed is the people, o Lord, that can rejoice in Thee. They shall walk in the light of Thy countenance.
9. Chorus
Thou art the glory of their strength. Alleluia.