Blessed is he (Thomas Tomkins)

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  • (Posted 2021-07-06)  CPDL #64961:   
Editor: Malcolm Lowe (submitted 2021-07-06).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 294 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Original notated pitch and note values. As in the original source, no bar lines
  • (Posted 2021-04-02)  CPDL #63875:      
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2021-04-02).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 151 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A bar-less edition of the anthem, transposed down a perfect 4th and note values halved.
  • (Posted 2013-08-19)  CPDL #29887:       
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2013-08-19).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 69 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Transposed down a major 3rd; note values halved. Editorial accidentals and slurs added.

General Information

Title: Blessed is he
Composer: Thomas Tomkins
Text: Psalm 32:1-2

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: ATB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1668 in Musica Deo sacra, no. 4.4
Description: This anthem for three voices (medius, tenor, bassus) is found in the collection Musica Deo sacra.

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 32.