O Praise the Lord with One Consent, HWV 254 (Handel, George Frideric)



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Arranger Edouard Silas (1827-1909), piano reduction
Language English
Publisher. Info. London: Novello, n.d.(1901?). Plate 8107.
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Work Title O Praise the Lord with One Consent (Chandos Anthem No.9)
Alternative. Title Sixth Chandos Anthem
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 254
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 movements
  1. Chorus: "O Praise the Lord with One Consent"
  2. Air (alto): "Praise Him, All Ye that in His House Attend"
  3. Air (tenor): "For this our truest interest"
  4. Solo (bass): "That God is Great"
  5. Chorus: "With Cheerful Notes let all the Earth"
  6. Solo (soprano): "God's tender Mercy knows no Bounds"
  7. Chorus: "Ye Boundless Realms of Joy"
  8. Chorus: "Your Voices Raise"
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1717-18
First Performance. 1718
Librettist Psalms 117, 135, 148
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 16 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, 2 tenors, bass + mixed chorus (STTB)
Orchestra: oboe, 2 violins, continuo
Extra Information The Chandos Anthems were renumbered in the 20th Century, so this is known as both Chandos Anthem No.9 and the Sixth Chandos Anthem