O Lord, thou hast me tried and known (Joseph Key)

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  • (Posted 2012-04-19)  CPDL #25989:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2012-04-19).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 43 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The alto part is printed in the source in the treble clef, an octave above sounding pitch. The first verse only of the text is given in the source: three subsequent verses have been underlaid editorially. The following notes are printed as small grace notes in the source, and have been written out editorially: bar 1, soprano D and E; bar 2, tenor C; bar 7, tenor E; bar 8, tenor C and D; bar 13, beat 2, alto E.

General Information

Title: O Lord, thou hast me tried and known
Composer: Joseph Key
Lyricist: Thomas Norton

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1785 in Five Anthems, Four Collects, Twenty Psalm Tunes, p. 42
Description: Setting of Psalm 139 in the metrical Old Version. Hymn Tune Index tune number 4571.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 139.