Let the Bright Seraphim – Handel

Notes
From the opera Semele, this aria was memorably sung by Kiri Te Kanawa at the wedding of the Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer, at St Paul's Cathedral on 29 July 1981

Duration
TO FOLLOW

Forces required
Organ, Trumpet and Soprano
Organ and Soprano, without the trumpet

Title
Let the bright seraphim by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Text
Let the bright Seraphim in burning row,
Their loud uplifted Angel trumpets blow.

Let the cherubic host, in tuneful choirs,
touch their immortal harps with golden wires.