Lord, hear my prayer, and to my cry (Richard Garbett)

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  • (Posted 2010-12-21)  CPDL #22895:        (Sibelius 3)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2010-12-21).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 39 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The markings of first and second time bars are editorial. The source has music for the introductory symphony, the verse (with the words of the first verse underlaid) and the symphony between verses. The text of the second verse is given beside the music with no indication of whether a concluding symphony should be played after it, but in the preface to the source, Garbett states that 'Although many of the Psalms have symphonies at the end of the verses, it is not intended that they should be played after the last verse, but to close with the voices ad libitum, the regulation of which I leave to the judgment and taste of the performers'.

General Information

Title: Lord, hear my prayer, and to my cry
Composer: Richard Garbett

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard

First published: 1818 in Sacred Harmony, Exeter, page 210

Description: A setting of verses 1, 2, 6 and 7 of Psalm 143 in the metrical New Version, to a tune by Richard Garbett. Hymn Tune Index tune number 16052.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 143.