Praise God in his Sanctuary (William Croft)
- Editor: Jonathan Harris (submitted 2020-07-05). Score information: A4, 37 pages, 349 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes:
Title: Praise God In His Sanctuary
Composer: William Croft
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred, Anthem
First published: 1717
Description: Written for the opening of the organ at St Mary's, Finedon, Northamptonshire, UK. First performed in Finedon on 17 May 1717 by William Croft with singers from the choir of the Chapel Royal.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 150.
Praise God in his Sanctuary.
Praise Him in the Firmament of his Power.
Praise Him for his mighty Acts.
Praise Him according to his excellent Greatness.
Praise Him with the Sound of the Trumpet.
Praise Him with the Psaltery & Harp.
Praise Him with Timbrells & Dance,
praise Him with stringed Instruments & Organs.
Praise Him upon the loud Cymbals.
Praise Him upon the high sounding Cymbals.
Let ev'ry thing that hath Breath praise the Lord.