Sing Unto God (from Judas Macabeus)

G. F. Handel (edited and arranged, McDaniel)
Year of composition
Stanley R. McDaniel
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
Classical music
Instrumental parts
Not available

This is a straight-forward arrangement of Handel's famous chorus from "Judas Maccabeus". While an exuberant expression of praise enjoyed by any choir that sings it, this chorus is frequently passed over as a worship anthem because the original text makes little sense taken out of the context of the oratorio. In this arrangement, I have provided an original introduction in Handeliam style which showcases the organ's reeds, a keyboard-friendly accompaniment based on the original orchestration and a singable, appropriate text of praise that can be used for general worship purposes. The original text of the anthem is also provided so that choirs may have a choice. Happy singing! The purchase price includes the right to make sufficient copies for your choir on a one-time basis.

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