Praise the Lord, O my soul (Maurice Greene)

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  • (Posted 2021-07-14)  CPDL #65097:         
Editor: Mike Wallen (submitted 2021-07-14).   Score information: Letter, 15 pages, 387 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: choir voices use C-clefs.

General Information

Title: Praise the Lord O my soul
Composer: Maurice Greene
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB, with Treble (alto) solo
Genre: SacredVerse anthem

Language: English
Instruments: Organ with Basso continuo

First published: 1743 in Forty Select Anthems, no. 4
Description: This is a Verse Anthem with Treble (Soprano) Solo and SATB choir. Text is from Psalm CIII.

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Original text and translations

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Praise the Lord, O my soul,
and all that is within me,
praise his holy Name.
who forgiveth all thy sin,
and healeth all thine infirmities,
who saveth thy life from destruction,
and crowneth thee with mercy and loving kindness.
Praise the Lord, O my soul,
and forget not all his benefits.
O praise the Lord, ye angels of his,
ye that excell in strength:
that fulfill his commandment,
ye servants that do his pleasure.
O speak good of the Lord,
all ye works of his,