Glory to God (from Joshua, HWV 64) (George Frideric Handel)

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  • CPDL #20638:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2009-12-23).   Score information: A4, 11 pages, 209 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Glory to God
Larger work: Joshua, HWV 64
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Lyricist: Thomas Morellcreate page

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredOratorio

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard

First published: 1748

Description: Written 1747. First performance 1748 at Covent Garden, London. Libretto by Thomas Morell.

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Original text and translations

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Glory to God. The strong cemented walls, the tott'ring tow'rs, the pond'rous ruin falls.
The nations tremble at the dreadful sound. Heav'n thunders, tempests roar, and groans the ground.