Why did the Gentiles tumults raise? (Uriah Davenport)

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  • (Posted 2011-01-06)  CPDL #22969:        (Sibelius 3)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2011-01-06).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 29 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Original clefs treble, alto, tenor and bass. The first stanza only of the text is given in the source: four further stanzas have been selected and underlaid editorially.

General Information

Title: Why did the Gentiles tumults raise?
Composer: Uriah Davenport
Lyricist: Thomas Sternhold, on Psalm 2

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1755 in The Psalm-Singer's Pocket Companion, no.  
Description: A setting of Psalm 2 in the metrical Old Version (text by Thomas Sternhold), to a tune by Uriah Davenport. Hymn Tune Index tune number 2340.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 2.