The Lord recompense thy work (from Ruth) (George Tolhurst)

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Editor: William Hale (submitted 2020-04-15).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 266 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: This attempt at a modern performing version of one of Ruth's most celebrated choruses presents the accompaniment in an arrangement for piano duet and optional harmonium.

General Information

Title: The Lord recompense thy work (from Ruth)
Composer: George Tolhurst

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

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard (originally orchestra)

First published: 1868

Description: George Tolhurst's oratorio Ruth was first performed in Prahran, Melbourne, in 1864, and repeated in London in 1868.

Original text and translations

English.png English text

The Lord recompense thy work, and a full reward be given thee of the Lord God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to trust.