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Editor: Johannes Becker (submitted 2015-01-11).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 150 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: voice parts only. Middle voice written as alto, alternative octaves given.

General Information

Title: Chandos Anthem No. 6: HWV 251b - As Pants the Hart
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Lyricist: Psalm 42

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicings: STB or SAB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Orchestra

Published: 1717

Description: The second of 5 versions by Handel, also identified as HG xxxiv,207 or HHA iii/5,53

External websites: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/As_Pants_the_Hart_%28Handel%29

Original text and translations

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<poem> I. Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 42.

As pants the hart for cooling streams, so longs my soul for thee, O God. Tears are my daily food: while thus they say, where is now thy God? Now when I think thereupon, I pour out my heart by myself: for I went with the multitude, and brought them out into the house of God. In the voice of praise and thanksgiving: among such as keep holy day. Why so full of grief, O my soul: why so disquiet within me? Put thy trust in God: for I will praise him.