God is gone up with a merry noise (William Croft)

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  • (Posted 2007-10-13)  CPDL #15184:        (Sibelius 5)
Editor: Jonathan Goodliffe (submitted 2007-10-13).   Score information: A4 (landscape), 8 pages, 117 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: From Cathedral Music, Volume 2 (William Boyce). Boyce includes a continuo accompaniment which is probably not by Croft. "Decani/Cantoris" indications may also be by Boyce. Revised version uploaded 2009-09-03.

General Information

Title: God is gone up with a merry noise
Composer: William Croft
Source of text: Psalm 47, vv. 5-7

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSAATB, or SSATTB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella, but may have been intended to be accompanied ad lib.

First published: 1768 in Cathedral Music, Volume 2, p. 183

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 47.