Lord, how are they that are increased (Maurice Greene)

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  • (Posted 2021-07-16)  CPDL #65131:       
Editor: Mike Wallen (submitted 2021-07-16).   Score information: Letter, 12 pages, 402 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: choir voices use C-clefs.

General Information

Title: Lord, how are they that are increased
Composer: Maurice Greene
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB, with Countertenor solo
Genre: SacredVerse anthem

Language: English
Instruments: Organ with Basso continuo

First published: 1743 in Forty Select Anthems, no. 16
Description: This is a Verse Anthem with Contra Tenor Solo and SATB choir. Text is from Psalm 3

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Original text and translations

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Lord, how are they are they increased that trouble me!
many are they that rise against me,
But thou, O Lord, art my defender;
thou art my worship,
and the lifter up of my head.
I did call upon the Lord with my voice;
and he heard me out of his holy hill.
I laid me down and slept,
and rose up again;
for the Lord sustained me.
Salvation belongeth unto the Lord;
and thy blessing is upon thy people.