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Eternal source of light divine

Accompanied; Instrumental; Solo voice

This deeply expressive arioso, which opens Handel’s Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne (1713), was performed at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St George’s Chapel, Windsor, on 19 May 2018.

Originally scored in D major for counter-tenor, with trumpet and strings, the work is here arranged by John Rutter for performance by soprano and organ (or strings and organ continuo), with or without solo trumpet, in the slightly lower key of C major.

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Duration:  2.5 minutes
Difficulty: Moderately Difficult
Published:  05 July 2018
ISBN:  9780193526372

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