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HALLELUJAH CHORUS

Composer: George Frideric Handel

George Frideric Handel (b. Halle, Germany, 1685; d. London, England, 1759) became a musician and composer despite objections from his father, who wanted him to become a lawyer. Handel studied music with Zachau, organist at the Halle Cathedral, and became an accomplished violinist and keyboard performer. He traveled and studied in Italy for some time and then settled permanently in England in 1713. Although he wrote a large number of instrumental works, he is known mainly for his Italian operas, oratorios (including Messiah, 1741), various anthems for church and royal festivities, and organ concertos, which he interpolated into his oratorio performances. He composed only three hymn tunes, one of which (GOPSAL) still appears in some modern hy… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: HALLELUJAH CHORUS
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Meter: Irregular
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Hallelujah Chorus

Christ the Lord is risen today

Christ the Lord is risen today, Alleluia!
Earth and heaven in chorus say, Alleluia!
Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia!
Sing, ye heavens, and earth reply, Alleluia!

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Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Easy Organ Library Volume 42
    Composer/Editors George Frideric Handel; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2007) pp. 58
  • Big Brown Book of Organ Solos
    Composer/Editors Carol McMillen Tornquist; Ken Barker; Dick Torrans
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (2002) pp. 75
  • A Classical Christmas for Organ
    Composer/Editors Mark Barnard; George Frideric Handel
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2001) pp. 24
  • The Oxford Book of Christmas Organ Music: Compiled by Robert Gower
    Composer/Editors Robert Gower; George Frideric Handel
    Published By: Oxford University Press (1995) pp. 69
  • Processionals & Recessionals: Organ Arrangements for Weddings and Festive Occasions
    Composer/Editor Dick Torrans
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1993) pp. 65
  • Organ Music for Funerals and Memorial Services Book II
    Composer/Editors Wilbur C. Held; George Frideric Handel
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1988) pp. 27
  • The Church Festival Organist: A Collection of Thirty-Two Standard Organ Selections for Church Festivals Throughout the Year
    Composer/Editors H. L. Heartz; George Frideric Handel
    Published By: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (1986) pp. 123
  • The Diane Bish Christmas Collection: Service Music for Organ
    Composer/Editors Diane Joyce Bish; George Frideric Handel
    Published By: Gentry Publications (1984) pp. 52
  • He Lives!: Easy Organ Music for the Easter Season
    Composer/Editor Dorothy Wells
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1983) pp. 12
  • The Christmas Album
    Composer/Editors Virgil Fox; Robert Hebble
    Published By: Bradley Publications (1980) pp. 28
  • Sacred Music Organ Voluntaries: All Organs
    Composer/Editors Richard Bradley; George Frideric Handel
    Published By: Screen Gems - Columbia Publications (1974) pp. 28
  • It's Easter Time At the Lowrey Organ: With Registrations for All Models
    Composer/Editor Raymond Shelley
    Published By: Plymouth Music Company, Inc. (1960) pp. 22
  • Favorite Sacred Melodies: For the Hammond Organ
    Composer/Editors William Stickles; George Frideric Handel
    Published By: G. Schirmer, Inc. (1956) pp. 24
  • Organ Voluntaries for the Easter Season (Number One)
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; Bruce Carleton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1956) pp. 30
  • Easter Music: Selected Pieces for Organ
    Published By: Belwin-Mills Publishing Corporation pp. 18

Piano Solo

  • High King of Heaven!: Hymns Exalting the Christ
    Composer/Editor Patti Drennan
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2015) pp. 40
  • O Holy Child of Bethlehem: Christmas Carols arranged for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Marilyn White
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2008) pp. 20
  • And He Shall Reign Forever: Hymns and Classics for the Church Pianist
    Composer/Editor Carl Seal
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2006) pp. 38
  • The Wedding Collection: Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor George Frideric Handel
    Published By: Wise Publications (2005) pp. 54
  • A Month of Sundays - Easter and Lent: Preludes, Offertories and Postludes for Four Services
    Composer/Editor Jan Sanborn
    Published By: Alfred Music Publishing Company, Inc. (2003) pp. 41
  • Classic Carols: 10 Christmas Master Pieces for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Larry Dalton
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (2003) pp. 48
  • A Classical Christmas for Piano
    Composer/Editor Mark Barnard
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2001) pp. 8
  • Big Blue Book of Intermediate Piano Solos
    Composer/Editors Carol McMillen Tornquist; Bernadine W. Johnson
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1999) pp. 132
  • My Everything: 15 Solo Piano Favorites
    Composer/Editor Don Wyrtzen
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1996) pp. 67
  • Instrument of Worship Volume Two: 20 Praise Medleys for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Carol McMillen Tornquist
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1995) pp. 36
  • Still Thankful: Arrangements for Piano Ministry
    Composer/Editor Marilynn Joy Ham
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1993) pp. 49
  • World's Favorite Hymns, Spirituals & Sacred Songs
    Composer/Editor Hallelujah Chorus
    Published By: Pearl Music (1993) pp. 31
  • Classic Transcriptions for Piano
    Composer/Editors Lani Smith; George Frideric Handel
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1992) pp. 12
  • The Psalm Sessions: Arranged especially for piano by Don Wyrtzen
    Composer/Editor Don Wyrtzen
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1989) pp. 30
  • Dino - Piano Praise: Piano Solo Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Dino Kartsonakis
    Published By: Lexicon Music, Inc. (1982) pp. 30
  • Great Hymns Piano Solos
    Composer/Editor Sid Engel
    Published By: Screen Gems - Columbia Publications (1974) pp. 33
  • Easter Variations for Piano
    Composer/Editor William Stickles
    Published By: Charles H. Hansen Music Corporation (1953) pp. 19
  • Sacred Melodies with Variations: Transcribed for the Piano
    Composer/Editor William Stickles
    Published By: Charles H. Hansen Music Corporation (1951) pp. 13

Piano Solo: With Optional Trombone part

  • Wade in the Water: Hymns We Play and Sing Book VI Arrangements for the Early Advanced Pianist
    Composer/Editor Myra Schubert
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1986) pp. 49

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