For solo voices (STB), chorus (SSAATTBB) and orchestra; acc. arr. for piano. Libretto by Newburgh Hamilton, compiled mainly from Milton's paraphrases of the Psalms and lines by Edmund Spenser. Suplementary edition to the Hallische Händel-Ausgabe, Serie I, Band 23 (BA 4089), edited by Merlin Channon. Pref. in English with German translation.