Composer: George Frederic Handel
Published in 49 hymnals

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Composer: George Frederic 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: THEODORA (Handel)
Composer: George Frederic Handel
Incipit: 51176 56232 43215
Copyright: Public Domain


Organ Solo

  • A Musical Gift Book 4: 32 Preludes on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Jack C. Goode
    Published By: Darcey Press (2000) pp. 62


Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

El Himnario #269

Hymns and Psalms #546a

Hymns and Psalms #759

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #642

Singing the Faith #686


Small Church Music #4194


The Cyber Hymnal #9465

Include 42 pre-1979 instances
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