O clap your hands (John Stainer)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2020-08-09). Score information: A4, 18 pages, 177 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes:
They that wait upon the Lord
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2020-08-08). Score information: A4, 7 pages, 96 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: This is the middle section, which can be sung separately as an anthem.
Title: O clap your hands
Composer: John Stainer
Source of text: Psalm 47:1-2; Isaiah 40:31 & 26:4
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred, Anthem
First published: 1878 Novello Octavo's Anthems no.82
Description: "Inscribed to his friend, Captain Malton."
Original text and translations
Ps.47:1 O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph.
Ps.47:2 For the Lord most high is terrible; he is a great King over all the earth.
Is.40:31 They that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles;
they shall run, and not be weary; [and] they shall walk, and not faint.
Is.26:4 Trust ye in the Lord for ever: for in the Lord Jehovah is everlasting strength.