Old 50th (William Tansur)

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  • (Posted 2006-01-03)  CPDL #10554:     
Editor: Tim Henderson (submitted 2006-01-03).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 33 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Old 50th
Composer: William Tansur
Lyricist: William Whittingham

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

Language: English

First published: c 1742 ?
Description: Uses the tune (?C Goudimel) from Geneva. Tune was also known as Landaff especially in North America where it came in the charts at No. 22 for popular hymns of the 18th and 19th centuries. see http://www.pdmusic.org/hymns.html

The harmonies in the Ravenscroft Psalter by Blancks are given at Psalm 50 (Ravenscroft) (Edward_Blancks)

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 50.