God is our hope and strength (Maurice Greene)

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  • (Posted 2021-07-17)  CPDL #65172:         
Editor: Mike Wallen (submitted 2021-07-17).   Score information: Letter, 27 pages, 487 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: choir voices use C-clefs.

General Information

Title: God is our hope and strength
Composer: Maurice Greene
Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SAATBB, with 2 Countertenor solos and 2 Bass solos.
Genre: SacredVerse anthem

Language: English
Instruments: Organ with Basso continuo

First published: 1743 in Forty Select Anthems, no. 26
Description: This is a Verse Anthem with 2 Contratenor and 2 Bass solos with SAATBB choir. Text is from Psalm 46

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Original text and translations

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God is our hope and strength,
A very present help in trouble;
Therefore we will not fear,
Tho' the earth tremble;
Tho' the Mountains Shake;
And the Waters Rage and Swell.
For God is in the midst of Us,
therefore shall we not be moved;
God is our hope and refuge;
Therefore shall we not be moved,
God is our hope.
O! Behold the works of the Lord.
He maketh Wars to cease in all the world;
He is exalted in the earth among the heathen;
He is exalted in the Earth.