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===Revelation===

Latest revision as of 05:23, 11 February 2020


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The arrangement follows that of the Authorized Version.

General

  • Handel: Messiah
  • Leonard Cohen: Hallelujah (song)
  • Brahms: German Requiem
  • Tavener: Fall and Resurrection

Old Testament

Genesis

  • Copland: In the beginning
  • Haydn: The Creation
  • Bob Dylan: Man gave names to all the animals
  • Theile: Adam and Eve
  • J. E. Galliard: The Morning Hymn of Adam and Eve
  • Massenet: Ève
  • Alessandro Scarlatti: Il primo omicidio
  • Milhaud: Cain and Abel
  • Anton Rubinstein: Cain
  • J.H. Rolle: Der Tod Abels
  • Britten: Noye's Fludde
  • Stravinsky: The Flood
  • Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Le Deluge
  • Anton Rubinstein: Der Thurm zu Babel
  • Stravinsky: Babel
  • Clérambault: Abraham
  • Richard Yardumian: The Story of Abraham
  • Pärt: Sarah Was Ninety Years Old
  • Britten: Abraham and Isaac
  • Stravinsky: Abraham and Isaac
  • Roxana Panufnik: Three Paths to Peace
  • Francesco Morlacchi: Isacco
  • Schoenberg: Jacob's Ladder
  • Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Jacob et Rachel
  • Méhul: Joseph
  • Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Joseph
  • Lloyd Webber & Rice: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
  • Handel: Joseph and His Brethren
  • Dolly Parton: Coat of Many Colors
  • Richard Strauss: Josephslegende
  • Morales: Lamentabatur Jacob

Exodus

  • negro spiritual: Go down, Moses
  • Handel: Israel in Egypt
  • Rossini: Mose in Egitto
  • Anton Rubinstein: Moses
  • Schoenberg: Moses and Aaron
  • Elmer Bernstein: music for The Ten Commandments (film)
  • Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Le Passage de la Mer Rouge
  • Thomas Linley the Younger: The Song of Moses
  • Mondonville: Les Israëlites à la Montagne d'Horeb

Numbers

  • Rutter: The Lord bless you and keep you

Joshua

  • negro spiritual: Joshua fit the battle of Jericho
  • Handel: Joshua

Judges

  • Handel: Deborah
  • Guglielmi: Debora e Sisara
  • Pizzetti: Debora e Jaele
  • Kuhnau: Gideon
  • Carissimi: Jephte
  • Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Jepthe
  • Handel: Jephtha
  • Montéclair: Jephté
  • Meyerbeer: Jephtas Gelübde
  • Handel: Samson
  • Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Sampson
  • Raff: Samson
  • Saint-Saëns: Samson and Delilah

Ruth

  • Franck: Ruth
  • George Tolhurst: Ruth
  • Georg Schumann: Ruth
  • Avison & Giardini: Ruth
  • Samuel Wesley: Ruth

1 Samuel

  • Sir Michael Costa: Eli
  • Handel: Saul
  • Parry: King Saul
  • Milhaud: incidental music to Saül by André Gide
  • Mondonville: Les Fureurs de Saul
  • Nielsen: Saul and David
  • Johan Wagenaar: Saul en David
  • Kuhnau: David and Goliath
  • Charpentier: David and Jonathan

2 Samuel

  • Michael Wise: How are the mighty fallen
  • Honegger: Le Roi David
  • Boyce: David's Lament over Saul and Jonathan
  • Mozart: Davidde penitente
  • Gombert: Lucebat David Absalom
  • When David heard: settings by Thomas Tomkins, Thomas Weelkes, Robert Ramsey, Michael East
  • Josquin or La Rue: Absalon fili mi

1 Kings

  • Handel: Solomon
  • Respighi: Belkis, Regina di Saba
  • Karl Goldmark: Die Königin von Saba
  • Mendelssohn: Elijah

2 Kings

  • Sir Michael Costa: Naaman
  • Handel: Athalia
  • Mendelssohn: Athaliah
  • Johann Nepomuk Poissl: Athalia
  • Hugo Weisgall: Athaliah
  • Kuhnau: The Mortal Illness and Recovery of Hezekiah

Esther

  • Handel: Esther
  • Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Esther
  • Alice Mary Smith: Exile
  • Hugo Weisgall: Esther

Job

  • Vaughan Williams: Job
  • Dittersdorf: Job
  • Parry: Job
  • Dallapiccola: Job
  • Ton de Leeuw: Job
  • Milhaud: Cantate de Job
  • Henri Rabaud: Job
  • Byrd: Cunctis diebus

Psalms

  • Schütz: Die Psalmen Davids
  • Filothei Sân Agǎi Jipei: Romanian Psalter
  • Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
  • Allegri: Miserere
  • numerous other settings of individual psalms by many composers
  • numerous hymns paraphrased from Psalms
  • Julius Reubke: Sonata on Psalm 94

Proverbs

  • Milhaud: Cantate des proverbes
  • Schein: Freue dich des Weibes deiner Jugend
  • Will Todd: The Call of Wisdom

Ecclesiastes

  • Carissimi: Vanitas vanitatum
  • Pete Seeger: Turn! Turn! Turn! (to Everything There Is a Season)

Song of Solomon

  • settings by Palestrina, Granville Bantock
  • Jean Yves Daniel-Lesur: Le Cantique des cantiques
  • Flamen de Labrely: music for multi-media version
  • Ernest Bloch: Schelomo
  • Vaughan Williams: Flos campi
  • Britten: My beloved is mine
  • Percy Grainger: Love Verses from the Song of Solomon
  • Sally Beamish: Equal Voices
  • Sir Alexander Mackenzie: The Rose of Sharon
  • Stockhausen: Momente

Isaiah

  • Bloch: Voice in the Wilderness

Jeremiah

Lamentations

  • Leonard Bernstein: 1st symphony
  • settings by Tallis, Lassus, Robert White, Cavalieri, Zelenka, Stravinsky, Krenek, Ponchielli
  • Weill: Recordare

Ezekiel

  • negro spiritual: Dry bones

Daniel

  • anon: Play of Daniel
  • George Frederick Bristow: The Oratorio of Daniel
  • Britten: The Burning Fiery Furnace
  • Walton: Belshazzar's Feast
  • Sibelius: incidental music to Hjalmar Procopé's play Belshazzar's Feast
  • Handel: Belshazzar
  • Charles Edward Horn: Daniel's Prediction

Jonah

  • Carissimi: Jonas
  • Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Jonas
  • Rudolf Tobias: Des Jona Sendung
  • Tavener: The Whale

Apocrypha

Tobit

  • Cenobio Paniagua: Tobí­as
  • Jonathan Dove: Tobias and the Angel
  • Haydn: Il ritorno di Tobia
  • Bliss: Tobias and the Angel
  • Milhaud: incidental music to L'Histoire de Tobie et Sarah by Paul Claudel

Judith

  • Vivaldi: Juditha triumphans
  • Willem de Fesch: Judith
  • Arne: Judith
  • Honegger: Judith
  • Parry: Judith
  • Sir Eugene Goossens: Judith
  • Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Judith
  • Milhaud: incidental music to Judith by Jean Giraudoux
  • Mozart: La Betulia liberata
  • Alexander Serov: Judith

Wisdom

  • settings of Justorum animae (in manu Dei sunt) by Byrd and Augustin Pfleger

Ecclesiasticus

  • Vaughan Williams: Let us now praise famous men

Song of the Three Holy Children

  • numerous settings of the Benedicite by many composers
  • Stockhausen: Gesang der Jünglinge

Susanna

  • Handel: Susanna
  • Carlisle Floyd: Susannah
  • Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Suzanne et les vieilliards

1 & 2 Maccabees

  • Handel: Judas Maccabaeus

1 Maccabees

  • Handel: Alexander Balus

New Testament

The Gospels

  • Bach: Christmas Oratorio
  • Saint-Saëns: Christmas Oratorio
  • Schütz: Christmas Story
  • Gerald Finzi: Dies natalis
  • Lorenzo Perosi: Il Natale del Redentore
  • Berlioz: L'Enfance du Christ
  • Messiaen: Vingt regards sur l'enfant Jésus
  • Sir George Macfarren: St John the Baptist
  • Richard Strauss: Salome
  • Florent Schmitt: La Tragédie de Salomé
  • Massenet: Hérodiade
  • Nino Rota: The Martyrdom of John the Baptist
  • Massenet: Mary Magdalene
  • Elgar: The Apostles
  • Liszt: Christus
  • Anton Rubinstein: Christus
  • Messiaen: La Transfiguration de Notre Seigneur Jésus-Christ
  • Lorenzo Perosi: La Trasfigurazione di Cristo
  • Lorenzo Perosi: L'entrata di Cristo in Gerusalemme
  • Birtwistle: The Last Supper
  • Beethoven: Christus am Ölberge
  • Antonio Rosetti: Jesus in Gethsemane
  • Paul Constantinescu: The Passion and Resurrection of Our Lord
  • Lorenzo Perosi: La Passione di Cristo
  • settings of the Brockes Passion by Handel, Telemann, Reinhard Keiser, Johann Mattheson, Johann Friedrich Fasch, Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel and others
  • Haydn: Seven Last Words
  • Gubaidulina: Seven Last Words
  • Augustin Pfleger: Seven Last Words
  • Tristan Murail: Les Sept Paroles du Christ en croix
  • Lorenzo Perosi: Le Sette Parole di Nostro Signor Gesu Cristo sulla Croce
  • Gounod: Les Sept Paroles de N. S. Jésus-Christ sur la croix
  • James MacMillan: Seven Last Words on the Cross
  • Tournemire: Sept chorals-poèmes pour les Sept Paroles du Christ
  • Stainer: The Crucifixion
  • Antonio Rosetti: Der sterbende Jesus
  • C. H. Graun: Der Tod Jesu
  • Telemann: Der Tod Jesu
  • Frank Martin: Golgotha
  • Spohr: Calvary
  • Bach: Easter Oratorio
  • Handel: The Resurrection
  • Lorenzo Perosi: La Resurrezione di Cristo
  • Antonio Scandello: Resurrection History
  • Schütz: Die Auferstehung unsres Herren Jesu Christi
  • Telemann: Die Auferstehung und Himmelfahrt Jesu
  • numerous hymns
  • Stephen Schwartz and John-Michael Tebelak: Godspell
  • Rice & Lloyd Webber: Jesus Christ, Superstar
  • music for numerous films about Jesus

Matthew

  • Rutland Boughton: Bethlehem
  • Menotti: Amahl and the Night Visitors
  • Britten: Journey of the Magi
  • We three kings, and other Christmas carols
  • Lorenzo Perosi: La Strage degli Innocenti
  • Pärt: The Beatitudes
  • Vladimir Martinov: The Beatitudes
  • Bliss: The Beatitudes
  • Franck: Les Béatitudes
  • Howard Goodall: Eternal Voices
  • Byrd: Beati mundo corde
  • Palestrina: Tu es Petrus
  • James MacMillan: Tu es Petrus
  • Nino Rota: Tu es Petrus
  • Walton after Bach: The Wise Virgins
  • settings of the passion by Bach, Schütz, Lassus, Obrecht, Richard Davy, Claudin de Sermisy, Johann Theile

Mark

  • Byrd: Vigilate
  • settings of the passion by Kuhnau, Lassus, Paul Drayton, Lorenzo Perosi

Luke

  • numerous settings of
    • the Benedictus or Song of Zacharias
    • the Ave Maria, e.g. Gounod (after Bach)
    • the Magnificat, e.g. Bach
    • the Gloria in excelsis Deo
    • the Nunc dimittis
  • James MacMillan: And lo, the Angel of the Lord came upon them
  • While shepherds watched, and other Christmas carols
  • Part: Which was the son of
  • Britten: Misericordium
  • Byrd: Domine, non sum dignus
  • Britten: The Prodigal Son
  • Sullivan: The Prodigal Son
  • Prokofiev: The Prodigal Son
  • Auber: L'Enfant prodigue
  • Debussy: L'Enfant prodigue
  • Andreas Fromm: De divite et Lazaro
  • English folksong: Dives and Lazarus
    • Vaughan Williams: Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus
  • settings of the passion by CPE Bach, Lassus, James MacMillan, Schütz, Penderecki, Randall Thompson
  • Sir Herbert Brewer: Emmaus

John

  • Gabriel Jackson: In the beginning was the Word
  • Gibbons: This is the record of John
  • Lorenzo Perosi: La Samaritana
  • J.H. Rolle: Lazarus
  • Lorenzo Perosi: La Resurrezione di Lazzaro
  • settings of the passion by Bach, Lassus, Leonhard Lechner, J.C. Demantius, Thomas Selle, Antonio Scandello, Telemann, Pärt, James MacMillan
  • John Caldwell: Good Friday

Acts of the Apostles

  • Tye: The Actes of the Apostles [sic: old spelling]
  • Elgar: The Kingdom
  • Jani Christou: Tongues of Fire
  • Mendelssohn: St Paul

Epistles

  • Mozart: epistle sonatas

Philippians

  • Purcell: Bell anthem

1 John

  • Alice Mary Smith: Whoso hath this world's goods

Revelation

  • Jean Français: L'Apocalypse de Saint Jean
  • Sir Eugene Goossens: The Apocalypse
  • Vaughan Williams: Sancta civitas
  • Franz Schmidt: The Book with Seven Seals

For earlier editing history, see List of music based on the Bible (older version).