O King and desire of all nations (John Stainer)

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  • (Posted 2010-11-24)  CPDL #22697:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2010-11-24).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 82 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Revised files uploaded 20/7/21.

General Information

Title: O King and desire of all nations
Composer: John Stainer
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredAntiphon for Advent

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard

First published: 1896 Novello's Short Anthems no.74
    2nd published: 1905 in The Anthem Book, no. 160
Description: Advent antiphon for 22nd December

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Original text and translations

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O King, and desire of all nations,
Thou cornerstone, who hast made both one;
Come, and save man, whom Thou formedst from the clay.

Original text and translations may be found at O rex gentium (Advent antiphon 6).