The Lord, even the most mighty God, hath spoken (Maurice Greene)

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  • (Posted 2021-07-20)  CPDL #65222:         
Editor: Mike Wallen (submitted 2021-07-20).   Score information: Letter, 14 pages, 448 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: choir voices use C-clefs.

General Information

Title: The Lord, even the most mighty God, hath spoken
Composer: Maurice Greene
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB, with Bass solo
Genre: SacredVerse anthem

Language: English
Instruments: Organ with Basso continuo

First published: 1743 in Forty Select Anthems, no. 37
Description: This is a Verse Anthem with Bass Solo and SATB choir. Text is from Psalm 50

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Original text and translations

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The Lord, ev'n the most mighty God hath spoken,
and call'd the world from the rising up of the sun,
unto the going down thereof.
The heav'ns shall declare his righteousness;
for God is Judge him-self.
Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence.
there shall go before him a consuming fire,
and a mighty tempest shall be stirr'd up round about him;
Call upon God in time of trouble;
So will he hear thee, and thou shalt praise him.