Sing we merrily unto God (Benjamin Cuzens)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2021-05-03).   Score information: A4, 11 pages, 806 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: The current edition comprises a choral score with organ reduction of both vocal and instrumental parts, and three separate instrumental parts. The anthem may therefore be performed with instrumental accompaniment as preferred.

General Information

Title: Sing we merrily unto God
Composer: Benjamin Cuzens
Lyricist: Psalm 81, vv. 1-4create page
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Mixed ensemble

First published: 1787
Description: West Gallery style anthem from "Divine Harmony. Six Anthems and a Christmas Ode each in score, calculated for country choirs and interspersed with symphonies but may be occasionally performed without them. Composed by Benjamin Cuzens Portsmouth Common". Instrumental parts to be played on "West Gallery" instruments, as available.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 81.