Hymn of Praise: No. 2 - Praise thou the Lord (Felix Mendelssohn)

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  • (Posted 2004-05-11)  CPDL #06988:     
Editor: Michael Gibson (submitted 2004-05-11).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 244 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: #2 of 10 sections, Final movement of symphony, complete piano-vocal score also available.


  • (Posted 2019-09-26)  CPDL #55433:     
Editor: Nikolaus Hold (submitted 2019-09-26).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 52 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC
Edition notes: Arr. by Andreas Ludwig Löchner for SATB from Liederborn (Ernst Schmidt).

General Information

Title: Hymn of Praise: #2 - Praise thou the Lord
Work: Lobgesang
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SSAA, & Choral soprano solo
Genre: SacredSymphony

Language: English
Instruments: keyboard reduction

First published: 1841 Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel
    2nd published: 1902 in Liederborn (Ernst Schmidt), no. 45

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Original text and translations

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Praise thou the Lord, O my spirit,
and my inmost soul praise His great loving-kindness.
Praise thou the Lord, O my spirit,
and forget thou not all His benefits.