Have mercy upon me, O God (Pelham Humfrey)

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  • (Posted 2016-10-03)  CPDL #41314:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2016-10-03).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 119 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: From Cathedral Music, Volume 2 (William Boyce). Clefs modernised.

General Information

Title: Have mercy upon me, O God
Composer: Pelham Humfrey
Lyricist: Psalm 51:1-9

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredVerse anthem

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1768 in Cathedral Music, Volume 2, p. 235
Description: ATB verses, with SATB chorus. Minor textual differences from BCP.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 51.