Cantate Domino in A (John Blow)

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  • (Posted 2016-06-07)  CPDL #39955:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2016-06-07).   Score information: A4, 10 pages, 117 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Clefs modernised. Key signature altered to A from D. From Cathedral Music, Volume 1 (William Boyce).

General Information

Title: Cantate Domino in A
Composer: John Blow
Lyricist: Psalm 98

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSAATB, SSATB chorus, with SSA, SST and AATB verses.
Genre: SacredEvening Canticles

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: c.1685 in manuscript
    2nd published: 1760 in Cathedral Music, Volume 1, p. 215
Description: Could be sung SSAATB, by ignoring some of the antiphonal singing.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 98.