[Sweet is the hallowed blessing]

Composer (Chorus): 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 >

Composer: J. Lincoln Hall

Used pseudonyms Maurice A. Clifton and Arthur Wilton.… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Sweet is the hallowed blessing]
Composer (Chorus): George Frideric Handel
Composer: J. Lincoln Hall
Copyright: © 1933 by Hall-Mack Co.

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Gloria in Excelsis #116

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