O all ye nations of the world (John Smith)

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  • (Posted 2012-11-13)  CPDL #27589:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2012-11-13).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 45 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The alto part is printed in the source in the treble clef, an octave above sounding pitch. No indication is given of the text other than the heading 'Psalm ye 117th', or of how this text should be underlaid. As the psalm tunes in the book either specify that New Version texts should be used, or do not specify a version, it has been assumed that for this tune, the Old Version text should be used. For this reason, the two verses of the Old Version text of Ps. 117, by Thomas Norton, have been underlaid editorially.

General Information

Title: O all ye nations of the world
Composer: John Smith
Lyricist: Thomas Norton

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1751 in Book the Second, Containing Twelve Anthems and Twelve Psalm Tunes, no. 36
Description: This tune for Psalm 117. Hymn Tune Index tune number 2032.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 117.