My God, my God, O tell me why (Benjamin Cooke)
- Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2013-05-17). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 55 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Only the first verse of the three given here, the opening word of the second verse in the bass part ('Yet') and the coda (the last three bars), are underlaid in the source: the remainder of the text is printed after the music and has been underlaid editorially.
First published: 1794 in Improved Psalmody, p. 74
Description: This setting was published on pages 74-75 of William Dechair Tattersall's Improved Psalmody, London: (1794), where it is headed 'The Complaint of the Righteous' and attributed to 'Dr. Cooke'. Hymn Tune Index tune number 6590.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 22.