O praise the Lord (William Child)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2021-05-04).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 282 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download. Edition prepared from the Tudway collection.

General Information

Title: O praise the Lord
Composer: William Child
Lyricist: Psalm 135, vv. 1-4create page
Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSAATB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: c.1660 in manuscript
Description: "A full anthem in 6 parts compos'd upon the restauration of the Church and the Royal Family in 1660." One of Child's settings making a contemporary political point.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 135.