Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened, HWV 259 (Handel, George Frideric)

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PMLP498252-Handel Let thy Hand.pdf
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Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 14
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For 2 Trumpets, 2 Trombones, Timpani and Organ (Rondeau)

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PMLP498252-HanHWV259Sco.pdf
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General Information

Work Title Coronation Anthem "Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened"
Alternative Title Krönungshymne für König Georg II
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue Number HWV 259
Year/Date of Composition 1727
First Performance 1727-10-11 in London: Westminster Abbey
Language English
Composer Time Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: mixed chorus (SAATB)
Orchestra: 2 oboes, [bassoon], strings, continuo (organ)
Related Works Coronation Anthems, HWV 258-261


Misc. Comments

  • Unlike the companion coronation anthem, My Heart is Inditing, this does not indicate soli passages for the singers, and the texture also makes it look more like it is choral throughout with no solo passages. (Grove Music does list it as SAATBB, but when a piece has soloists and choir, they use e.g. "S, SSATB", and although My Heart is Inditing is not listed like that, the music indicates "Solo" or "Soli" for the solo passages.)
  • It is unclear whether the German was included in the original, and in the absence of translator information, it is assumed that it was.
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