Handel: Grand Hallelujah (Chorus from Messiah, 1741)

• SSATTB choir, a cappella. [English] 3½′

Arranged by Dean Crocker, 2016

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To the best of my knowledge, this music is in the public domain in the United States of America. I can not guarantee it to be in the public domain elsewhere. This music is not intended for distribution in any jurisdiction where it is not in the public domain. If you live in an area where this music is still protected under your copyright law, please do not download it!

This arrangement was inspired by an anonymous work in The Singing School Companion, published by Sanborn, Carter and Bazin (Boston) in 1856.

George Frideric Handel , 1685/02/23 (Halle)‒1759/04/14 (London). Conductor for the Elector of Hannover from 1709, Handel toured England with success in 1710 and, in 1712, elected to remain there. In 1714, the Elector of Hannover became King George I of Great Britain and any hurt feelings were apparently patched over. Messiah was produced in 1742.

For the Lord God omnipotent reigneth.
The kingdom of this world is become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ.
And he shall reign for ever and ever…

—Charles Jennens (1700‒1773)

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