Give praises unto God the Lord (John Alcock Jr.)

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  • (Posted 2015-05-22)  CPDL #35503:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2015-05-22).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 42 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Clefs in the source are treble, alto, tenor and bass. The first verse only of the text is given in the source, where the vocal bass part is also figured: figuring has been omitted to facilitate the underlaying of three other verses selected from the text. The following notes are printed as small grace notes in the source, and have been written out in full in the present edition: bar 4, beat 1, soprano G; bar 11, beat 1, soprano G; bar 14, beat 1, tenor G.

General Information

Title: Give praises unto God the Lord
Composer: John Alcock Jr.
Lyricist: Thomas Norton, on Psalm 105

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1777 in Parochial Harmony, p. 53
Description: Setting of Ps. 105 in the metrical Old Version, by John Alcock the younger. Hymn Tune Index tune number 3943.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 105.