Come let us rejoice unto our Lord (William Byrd)

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  • (Posted 2003-04-01)  CPDL #04698:        (Sibelius 4)
Editor: David Fraser (submitted 2003-04-01).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 114 kB    Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Revised May 2008.

General Information

Title: Come let us rejoice unto our Lord
Composer: William Byrd
Source of text: Psalm 95: 1-2, version from The Primer, or Office of the blessed Virgin Marie (1599)

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SSAT
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1611 in Psalmes, Songs, and Sonnets, no. 16

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Original text and translations

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Come let us rejoyce unto our Lord, let us make joy to God our Saviour.
Let us approch to his presence in confession, and in Psalmes let us make joy to him.