The Lord, the only God, is great (John Broderip)

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  • (Posted 2010-04-20)  CPDL #21495:        (Sibelius 3)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2010-04-20).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 25 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The first verse only of the text is given in the source: verses 2, 3-4 (combined into one verse in the New Version metrical text) and 8 have been added editorially.

General Information

Title: The Lord, the only God, is great
Composer: John Broderip
Lyricists: Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady (from A new version of the psalms of David)

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1749 in A Second Book of New Anthems and Psalm Tunes, p. 34
Description: Setting of Psalm 48, in the metrical New Version. Clefs in the source are treble, alto, tenor and bass. Hymn Tune Index tune number 1939.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 48.