Laudate pueri Dominum in D (George Frideric Handel)

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Full score

  • (Posted 2000-09-22)  CPDL #01392:    Network.png
Editor: Philip Legge (submitted 2000-09-22).   Score information: A4, 63 pages, 936 kB   Copyright: 2000, 2004 Philip Legge

Edition notes:

Keyboard accompaniment

  • (Posted 2001-02-05)  CPDL #02052:       
Editor: Denis Mason (submitted 2001-02-05).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 145 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: trancated arrangement, in A4 format, Sibelius file unzipped

Instrumental parts

  • (Posted 2004-11-09)  CPDL #08489:    Instrumental parts: (Sibelius)
Editor: Philip Legge (submitted 2004-11-09).   Score information: A4, 54 pages, 708 kB   Copyright: 2004 Philip Legge
Edition notes: Full score and parts are very large files (0.9 and 0.7 megabytes). MIDI files are hosted by Classical Music Archives site. Practice score available in Scorch format, in addition to Sibelius source files. Full score revised on 9 November 2004 to coincide with issuing of instrumental parts. Errata: Full score, page 63, bar 129, choral bass and continuo: 1st note is d, not B (a minor third low). The same error is also found in the separate continuo part. ::Figured bass notation in Sibelius 3 format score may not display correctly. The PDF full score is authoratative.

General Information

Title: Laudate pueri Dominum in D
Catalogue Number: HWV 237
Composer: George Frideric Handel

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: 2 oboes, strings: 2 violins, 2 violas, violoncello, bass; and keyboard continuo

First published:
Description: Latin psalm setting for choir and soloists, composed in Rome, July 1707. Source: Handel Complete Works, Volume 38, published 1872, edited by Friedrich Chrysander.

External websites:

  • Free choir training aids for this work are available at Choralia.

See also:

  • An adaptation of this work for SATB choir

Movements in this work

1. Laudate pueri Dominum – SSAT solos and chorus
2. Sit nomen Domini – S solo
3. A solis ortu usque ad occasum – S solo and chorus
4. Excelsus super omnes – S solo
5. Quis sicut Dominus? – chorus
6. Suscitans a terra – S solo
7. Qui habitare facit – S solo
8. Gloria Patri – S solo and chorus

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 113.