How pleasant is thy dwelling place (George Kirbye)

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  • (Posted 2016-10-08)  CPDL #41346:        (Finale 2012)
Editor: André Vierendeels (submitted 2016-10-08).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 55 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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  • (Posted 2015-11-14)  CPDL #37533:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-14).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 51 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. One small edit, otherwise as written in 1592.

General Information

Title: How pleasant is thy dwelling place
Tune: Winchester
Composer: George Kirbye
Lyricist: John Hopkins

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1592 in The Whole Booke of Psalmes (Thomas Este), no. 100
Description: Tune written by George Kirbye, and harmonized by him in 1592. Words by John Hopkins, 1562, paraphrase of Psalm 84.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 84.