The Lord hath done great things (Henry Thomas Smart)

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  • (Posted 2008-03-19)  CPDL #16397:     
Editor: Michael Gibson (submitted 2008-03-19).   Score information: A4, 10 pages, 453 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: The Lord hath done great things
Composer: Henry Thomas Smart
Source of text: Psalm 126 vv. 4, 6-7, unknown translation

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB, with Choral soprano solo
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published:
Description: An anthem for Harvest.

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Original text and translations

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The Lord has done great things for us; whereof we are glad.
Turn again our captivity, O Lord, as the streams in the south.
They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
He that goes forth and weeps, bearing precious seed,
shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.