Blessed be thy name (Thomas Tallis)

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  • (Posted 2008-09-23)  CPDL #18095:     
Editor: Michael Gibson (submitted 2008-09-23).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 156 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Blessed be thy name
Composer: Thomas Tallis

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATBB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Organ or a cappella

First published:
Description: Contrafactum. Pre 1650 English text (not translation of the Latin) set to the music of the Latin Motet Mihi autem nimis

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

Blessed be thy name, O God of our fathers,
which, when thou art wroth, showest mercy,
and in the time of trouble
thou forgivest the sins of them that call upon thee.