Coronation Anthems, HWV 258-261 (Handel, George Frideric)



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Editor Friedrich Chrysander (1826–1901)
Publisher. Info. Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 14
Leipzig: Deutsche Händelgesellschaft, 1863. Plate H.W. 14.
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Work Title Coronation Anthems, HWV 258-261
Alternative. Title Krönungshymnen für König Georg II
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 258-261
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 anthems
  1. Zadok the Priest, HWV 258
  2. Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened, HWV 259
  3. The King Shall Rejoice, HWV 260
  4. My Heart Is Inditing, HWV 261
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1727
First Performance. 1727-10-11 in London: Westminster Abbey
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Vocal soli (for HWV 261 only), chorus, orchestra (see individual work pages for the instrumentations)