Blessed is the nation (John Stainer)

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  • (Posted 2008-12-12)  CPDL #18532:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2008-12-12).   Score information: A4, 11 pages, 220 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Revised files uploaded 31/03/21.

General Information

Title: Blessed is the nation
Composer: John Stainer
Source of text: Psalm 33:12 & 10-11

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

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 1901
Description: This anthem, a setting of Psalm 33:10-12, was written for the coronation of King Edward VII in 1901. Owing the the king's illness, the coronation had to be postponed and Stainer did not live to hear it performed.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 33.