This is the day (Bruce Steane)

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Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2021-07-16).   Score information: A4, 15 pages, 353 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: This is the day
Composer: Bruce Steane
Source of text: Psalms 118:24; 84:9; 61:6a; 21:7b & 113:2.
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB, with Tenor solo.
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 1902 The Musical Times no.735
Description: A coronation and general thanksgiving anthem

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Original text and translations

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Ps.118:24  This is the day which the Lord hath made: we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Ps.84:9  Behold, O God our defender: and look upon the face of Thine anointed.
Ps.61:6a  Grant the King a long life:
Ps.21:7b  and make him glad with the joy of Thy countenance.
Ps.113:2  Blessed be the Name of the Lord: from this time forth for evermore.
Hallelujah, Amen.