Da pacem (Giles Farnaby)
- (Posted 2016-10-08) CPDL #41347: (Finale 2012)
- Editor: André Vierendeels (submitted 2016-10-08). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 58 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes:
First published: 1561
Description: This tune from Genevan Psalter, 1561. Farnaby's harmonization first published in The Whole Booke of Psalmes (Thomas Este) in 1592.
Original text and translations
Give peace in these our days, O, God,
great dangers are now at hand,
thine enemies with one accord,
Christ's name in every land,
seek to deface root out and race,
thy true right worship indeed,
be thou the stay, Lord, we thee pray,
thou helpst alone in all need.