Why did the Gentiles tumults raise (Thomas Ravenscroft)

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  • (Posted 2001-05-02)  CPDL #02546:  IMSLP.png
Editor: Christian Mondrup (submitted 2001-05-02).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 13 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Scroll down to Why did the Gentiles Tumults Raise? (Psalm 2).

General Information

Title: Why did the Gentiles tumults raise
Composer: Anonymous
Arranger: Thomas Ravenscroft
Lyricist: Thomas Sternhold

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1579
    2nd published: 1621 in The Whole Booke of Psalmes (Thomas Ravenscroft), no. 15
Description: Tune anonymous, first published in 1579. Words by Thomas Sternhold, 1547, paraphrase of Psalm 2, in thirteen stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 2.