Handel – The trumpet shall sound

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Title: Recit: Behold, I tell you a mystery – Aria: The trumpet shall sound (from Messiah)

Music: George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Text: 1 Corinthians 15: 51-53

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Behold, I tell you a mystery; we shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet.

The trumpet shall sound and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.

For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.

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