The death of Steven dyd Saule comfort (Christopher Tye)

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General Information

Title: The death of Steven dyd Saule comfort
Composer: Christopher Tye

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1553 in The Actes of the Apostles, no. 8

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Original text and translations

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The death of Steven dyd Saule comfort
Who dyd agre with them
That would have slayne the godlye sort
Then at Jerusalem.

Scattred they were both far and nye
And through the regions crept:
Of Judye and of Samarye,
The twelve onely except.