Chandos Anthem No. 6: HWV 251b - As pants the hart (George Frideric Handel)

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Editor: Brian Bartoldus (submitted 2015-05-28).   Score information: Letter, 74 pages, 3.06 MB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Full score. This edition draws from the Chrysander complete works.


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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

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Original text and translations

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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.