Sunday, April 24, 2011

The Complete Handel's Messiah: Air: I Know that My Redeemer Liveth

Part III
A Hymn of Thanksgiving for the final overthrow of Death


45. Air (Soprano)

I know that my Redeemer liveth,
and that He shall stand
at the latter day upon the earth.

And though worms destroy this body,
yet in my flesh shall I see God.
Job 19: 25-26

For now is Christ risen from the dead,
the first fruits of them that sleep.
I Corinthians 15: 20

The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner
(C) 1992 Universal International Music B.V.

Sylvia McNair, soprano


During this Holy Week, All for Hymn is featuring Handel's Messiah in it's complete form. New posts will hit roughly every 5-6 hours beginning at 6:00 am CDT on Palm Sunday (April 17, 2011) and running through 6:00 PM CDT on Easter Sunday (April 24, 2011).

UPDATE: The final post will be NOON CDT on Easter Monday (April 25, 2011).

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