Lord, we beseech thee (Adrian Batten)
- Editor: Stephen Norton (submitted 2020-06-12). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 102 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: SATB with variable bar lengths.
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2010-09-04). Score information: A4, 3 pages, 66 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. (for practice only). Revised files uploaded 5/12/17.
- Editor: Andre van Ryckeghem (submitted 2002-07-23). Score information: A4, 1 page, 75 kB Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes: "prayer" underlaid as two syllables
- Editor: John Henry Fowler (submitted 2002-01-09). Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 64 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: barred in measures of unequal length.
- Possible error(s) identified. Error summary: m. 22, Tenor should have two crochets: e-a. See the discussion page for full description.
Title: Lord, we beseech thee
Composer: Adrian Batten
Source of Text: Collect for the 3rd Sunday in Advent, from the 1549 Book of Common Prayer, which has heart, for hearts.
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred, Anthem
Instruments: A cappella
Original text and translations
Lord, we beseech thee,
give ear unto our prayers,
and by thy gracious visitation
lighten the darkness of our hearts,
by our Lord Jesus Christ.