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George Frideric Handel

MESSIAH

1741

Keyboard reduction

Based upon the Deutsche Hndelgesellschaft Edition Edited by Frideric Chrysander

Copyright 2009 Nicolas Sceaux Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

TABLE DES MATIRES


Part I
1-1 1-2 1-3 1-4 1-5 1-6 1-7 1-8 1-9 1-10 1-11 1-12 1-13 1-14 1-15 1-16 1-17 1-18 1-19 1-20 1-21 1-22 1-23 Sinfonia Recitative: Comfort ye, my people (tenor) Air: Every valley shall be exhalted (tenor) Chorus: And the glory of the Lord Recitative: Thus saith the Lord of Hosts (bass) Air: But who may abide the day of His coming (contr alto) Chorus: And He shall purify the sons of Levi Recitative: Behold, a virgin shall conceive (contr alto) Air: O thou that tellest good tidings (contr alto) Chorus: O thou that tellest good tidings Recitative: For, behold! darkness shall cover (bass) Air: The people that walked in darkness (bass) Chorus: For unto us a child is born Pifa Recitative: There were sheperds abiding (soprano) Recitative: And lo! the angel of the Lord (soprano) Recitative: And the angel said unto them (soprano) Recitative: And suddenly there was with the angel (soprano) Chorus: Glory to God in the highest Air: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (soprano) Recitative: Then shall the eyes of the blind (alto) Air: He shall feed His ock (alto, soprano) Chorus: His yoke is easy, His burthen 4 6 6 9 10 11 14 15 16 18 19 20 22 25 25 26 26 26 27 28 30 31 32

Part II
2-1 2-2 2-3 2-4 2-5 2-6 2-7 2-8 2-9 2-10 2-11 2-12 2-13 2-14 2-15 2-16 2-17 2-18 2-19 2-20 2-21 2-22 Chorus: Behold the Lamb of God! Air: He was despised and rejected (alto) Chorus: Surely He hath borne our griefs Chorus: All we like sheep have gone Recitative: All they that see Him (tenor) Chorus: He trusted in God that He would Recitative: Thy rebuke hath broken (tenor) Air: Behold, and see if there be (tenor) Recitative: He was cut off out of the land (tenor) Air: But thou didst not leave (tenor) Chorus: Lift up your heads, O ye gates Recitative: Unto which of the angels (tenor) Chorus: Let all the angels of God worship Air: Thou art gone up on high (alto) Chorus: The Lord gave the word Air: How beautiful are the feet (soprano) Chorus: Their sound is gone out into all lands Air: Why do the nations so furiously (bass) Chorus: Let us break their bonds Recitative: He that dwelleth in heaven (tenor) Air: Thou shalt break them with a rod (tenor) Chorus: Hallelujah 34 35 37 39 41 42 44 44 44 45 46 48 48 49 51 52 52 54 56 57 58 60

Part III
3-1 3-2 3-3 3-4 3-5 3-6 3-7 3-8 3-9 3-10 Air: I know that my Redeemer liveth (soprano) Chorus and soli: Since by man came death Recitative: Behold, I tell you a mistery (bass) Air: The trumpet shall sound (bass) Recitative: Then shall be brought to pass (contr alto) Duet: O death! where is thy string? (contr alto and tenor) Chorus: But thanks be to God Air: If God be for us (soprano) Chorus: Worthy is the Lamb Chorus: Amen

62 64 64 65 68 68 68 70 72 74

PART I
1-1 SINFONIA
Grave

1.

2.

14

Allegro moderato

21

27

33

39

44

PART I
50

56

62

67

73

80

86

92

1-2 Recitative: Comfort ye, my people (tenor)


Larghetto e piano

MESSIAH

12

18

24

30

1-3 Air: Every valley shall be exhalted (tenor)


Andante

PART I
6

f f
12

p f f f

p
18

24

29

34

39

f f

8
45

MESSIAH

f
51

57

63

69

f f

75

80

f f

p f f

1-4 Chorus: And the glory of the Lord


Allegro

PART I

3 4 3 4
10

20

30

40

50

59

10
69

MESSIAH

79

88

98

108

118

128

Adagio

1-5 Recitative: Thus saith the Lord of Hosts (bass)

PART I
9

11

16

f f
23

1-6 Air: But who may abide the day of His coming (contr alto)
Larghetto

3 8 3 8
14

30

45

12
59

MESSIAH Prestissimo

64

69

74

79

f p

85

f f
91

p f

Larghetto

3 8 3 8
102

PART I
115

13

Prestissimo

120

125

130

135

140

146

Adagio

153

1-7 Chorus: And He shall purify the sons of Levi


Allegro

14

MESSIAH

11

16

20

24

p
29

PART I
35

15

40

44

48

51

54

1-8 Recitative: Behold, a virgin shall conceive (contr alto)

Be hold, a vir gin shal con ceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name E ma nu el,

GOD WITH US.

5 3

7 4 2

7 4 2

5 3

1-9 Air: O thou that tellest good tidings (contr alto)


Andante

16

MESSIAH

6 8 6 8
6

11

p p
18

25

32

38

44

PART I
50

17

58

66

72

79

86

93

100

(attacca il Coro.)

1-10 Chorus: O thou that tellest good tidings

18

MESSIAH

6 8 6 8
6

11

15

19

23

27

31

PART I
36

19

40

1-11 Recitative: For, behold! darkness shall cover (bass)


Andante larghetto

p
9

12

16

20

1-12 Air: The people that walked in darkness (bass)


Larghetto

20

MESSIAH

p
6

11

16

f
21

26

PART I
31

21

p f p

36

41

46

f
52

58

1-13 Chorus: For unto us a child is born


Andante allegro

22

MESSIAH

p
11

15

20

25

29

PART I
33

23

36

p
40

46

50

53

p
57

62

24
67

MESSIAH

70

73

76

79

83

86

89

93

PART I
96

25

1-14 PIFA
Larghetto, e mezzo piano

12 8 12 8
4

10

14

Fine.

18

Da Capo. 1-15 Recitative: There were sheperds abiding (soprano)

There were shep herds a bid ing in the eld, keep ing watch

o ver their ock by night.

7 4 2

5 3

1-16 Recitative: And lo! the angel of the Lord (soprano)


Andante

26

MESSIAH

p
4

1-17 Recitative: And the angel said unto them (soprano)

And the An gel

said un to them;

Fear not,

for be hold!

I bring you good

ti dings

of great joy,

which shall be

to all peo ple:

For un to you

is born this

day,

in the ci

ty

of

Da vid,

Sa viour,

which is Christ,

the Lord.

1-18 Recitative: And suddenly there was with the angel (soprano)
Allegro

1-19 Chorus: Glory to God in the highest


Allegro

PART I

27

12

18

23

28

34

42

pp

pp

1-20 Air: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (soprano)


Allegro

28

MESSIAH

12 8

10

15

20

25

30

35

f
40

p p

PART I
44

29

48

53

58

63

68

72

76

80

30
84

MESSIAH

88

f
Fine.

97

102

107

Da Capo. 1-21 Recitative: Then shall the eyes of the blind (alto)

shall the lame man leap as a hart,

and the tongue of the dumb

4 2

Then shall the eyes of the blind

be o pen d,

and the ears of the deaf

un stop ped; then

shall sing.

1-22 Air: He shall feed His ock (alto, soprano)


Larghetto, e piano

PART I

31

12 8 12 8
5

13

17

21

25

29

32
33

MESSIAH

37

41

45

49

53

1-23 Chorus: His yoke is easy, His burthen


Allegro

f f

p p

pp

PART I
13

33

19

pp f

24

pp

29

35

40

45

END OF THE FIRST PART

PART II
2-1 Chorus: Behold the Lamb of God!
Largo

13

17

21

25

29

2-2 Air: He was despised and rejected (alto)


Largo

PART II

35

p f p
11

pp

17

23

29

36

36
43

MESSIAH

f
48

mp

Fine.
52

55

58

61

64

Da Capo.

2-3 Chorus: Surely He hath borne our griefs


Largo e staccato

PART II

37

12

19

22

24

38 Alla breve, moderato

MESSIAH

12

22

32

41

51

61

71

PART II
81

39 Adagio

2-4 Chorus: All we like sheep have gone


Allegro moderato A tempo ordinario

11

15

20

25

29

40
34

MESSIAH

39

44

49

55

60

64

PART II
68

41

73

Adagio

82

2-5 Recitative: All they that see Him (tenor)


Larghetto

2-6 Chorus: He trusted in God that He would


Allegro

42

MESSIAH

13

17

21

25

29

PART II
33

43

37

41

45

49

53

56

59

Adagio

2-7 Recitative: Thy rebuke hath broken (tenor)


Largo

44

MESSIAH

10

2-8 Air: Behold, and see if there be (tenor)


Largo e piano

11

2-9 Recitative: He was cut off out of the land (tenor)

2-10 Air: But thou didst not leave (tenor)


Andante larghetto

PART II

45

11

16

21

26

32

38

2-11 Chorus: Lift up your heads, O ye gates


A tempo ordinario

46

MESSIAH

10

14

18

23

27

31

36

PART II
40

47

44

48

52

56

60

64

68

72

2-12 Recitative: Unto which of the angels (tenor)

48

MESSIAH

Un to which of the an gels said He at a ny time,

Thou art my Son,this day have I be got ten thee?

2-13 Chorus: Let all the angels of God worship


Allegro

11

14

17

PART II
20

49

23

26

29

33

2-14 Air: Thou art gone up on high (alto)


Allegro larghetto

3 4 3 4
7

15

50
24

MESSIAH

34

43

55

65

75

87

99

110

2-15 Chorus: The Lord gave the word


Andante allegro

PART II

51

13

16

19

22

2-16 Air: How beautiful are the feet (soprano)


Larghetto

52

MESSIAH

12 8 12 8
5

13

17

21

2-17 Chorus: Their sound is gone out into all lands


A tempo ordinario

PART II
7

53

13

18

23

29

34

2-18 Air: Why do the nations so furiously (bass)


Allegro

54

MESSIAH

12

18

23

29

35

p f

PART II
41

55

47

54

60

68

74

p p
82

90

2-19 Chorus: Let us break their bonds


Allegro e staccato

56

MESSIAH

3 4

3 4
7

13

19

25

31

PART II
37

57

42

49

55

62

2-20 Recitative: He that dwelleth in heaven (tenor)

He that dwel leth in hea ven shall laugh them to scorn, the Lord shall have them in de ri sion.

+4 2

+4 2

2-21 Air: Thou shalt break them with a rod (tenor)


Andante

58

MESSIAH

3 4 3 4
5

14

19

23

28

PART II
33

59

38

43

49

55

61

66

70

2-22 Chorus: Hallelujah


Allegro

60

MESSIAH

10

16

22

26

30

35

43

PART II
49

61

55

60

65

71

77

81

85

89

END OF THE SECOND PART

PART III
3-1 Air: I know that my Redeemer liveth (soprano)
Larghetto

3 4 3 4
11

p
20

32

45

55

65

74

PART III
84

63

f f p

94

103

113

f f

125

133

144

Adagio

f f
156 3

3-2 Chorus and soli: Since by man came death


Grave

64

MESSIAH

5 5

Allegro

11

17

Grave

5 5

Allegro

27

32

3-3 Recitative: Behold, I tell you a mistery (bass)

3-4 Air: The trumpet shall sound (bass)


Pomposo, ma non allegro

PART III

65

3 4 3 4
9

16

23

32

40

49

56

66
65

MESSIAH

73

81

90

98

106

114

122

PART III
129

67

136

Adagio

f
145

153

163

Fine.

173

183

193

203

Dal Segno.

3-5 Recitative: Then shall be brought to pass (contr alto)

68

MESSIAH

4 2

3-6 Duet: O death! where is thy string? (contr alto and tenor)
Andante

6 5
6

6 5
11

18

3-7 Chorus: But thanks be to God

11

Then shall be brought to pass the say ing that is writ ten, Death

is swal low d up

in vic to ry.

(attacca il Coro.)

PART III
16

69

21

26

31

36

41

46

Adagio

3-8 Air: If God be for us (soprano)


Larghetto

70

MESSIAH

3 4 3 4
11

19

p
29

41

51

61

70

80

PART III
90

71

99

108

118

130

140

150

Adagio

162

f f
170

3-9 Chorus: Worthy is the Lamb


Largo

72

MESSIAH

Andante

11

Largo

18

Andante

22

Larghetto

26

30

34

37

PART III
40

73

44

48

51

54

57

60

63

66

Adagio

3-10 Chorus: Amen


Allegro moderato

74

MESSIAH

13

19

26

32

38

44

PART III
49

75

55

61

66

71

76

82

Adagio

END OF THE ORATORIO


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