Hear my crying O God (John Weldon)

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  • (Posted 2008-01-19)  CPDL #15816:        (Sibelius 5)
Editor: Jonathan Goodliffe (submitted 2008-01-19).   Score information: A4, 16 pages, 118 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: From Cathedral Music, Volume 2 (William Boyce). Boyce included a continuo accompaniment which may not be by Weldon (or may have been elaborated by Boyce). The "decani", "cantoris", "verse", "chorus" and "slow" indications may also be by Boyce. Boyce also sometimes "improved" on his sources (the original source has not been consulted for this edition).

General Information

Title: Hear my crying O God
Composer: John Weldon
Source of text: Psalm 61, vv. 1-5, Book of Common Prayer, 1662

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSATBB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

(which may have been added by, or elaborated by, William Boyce)
First published: 1768 in Cathedral Music, Volume 2, p. 209

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 61.