Sonata Chorus O come, let us sing unto the Lord, let us heartily rejoice in the strength of our salvation. Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and show ourselves glad in him with psalms. For the Lord is a great God, and a great King above all Gods. (psalm 95, 1-3) Tenor O come, let us worship and fall down, and kneel before the Lord our Maker; for he is the Lord our God, and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. (Psalm 95,6-7) Chorus Glory and worship are before him, power and honour are in his sanctuary. (Psalm 96, 6) Tenor and Chorus Tell it out among the heathen, that the Lord is King, and that he made the world so fast it cannot be moved. (psalm 96, 10) Soprano O magnify the Lord, and worship him upon his holy hill, for the Lord our God is holy. (Psalm 99, 9) Alto The Lord preserveth the souls of the saints, he shall deliver them from the hand of the ungodly. (Psalm 97, 10) Tenor For look, as high as the heaven is in comparison of the earth, so great is his mercy towards them that fear him. (Psalm 103, 11) Chorus There is sprung up a light for the righteous, and joyful gladness for such as are true-hearted. (Psalm 97-11) Rejoice in the Lord, ye righteous!
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Georg Friedrich Händel (1685 - 1759), "Chandos Anthem no. 8: O come, let us sing unto the Lord" [ sung text checked 1 time]
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