The rising world Jehovah crowned (No. 3 from 'Athalia') (George Frideric Handel)
- Editor: Alan Dergal Rautenberg (submitted 2002-10-07). Score information: A4, 8 pages, 628 kB Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes: full score, in A4 format, figured bass
Title: Rising World Jehovah Crowned, The (#3 from 'Athalia')
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Original text and translations
The rising world Jehovah crown'd
With bright magnificence around!
He hung the radiant orbs on high,
And pour'd the sunbeams through the sky;
He lent the flow'rs their lovely glow,
And breath'd the fragrance they bestow;
The plains with verdant charms array'd,
And beautify'd with green the glade.
O mortals, if around us here
So wond'rous all his works appear,
Ah think with awe, ye sons of men,
How wond'rous is their author then!