He's blest whose sins have pardon gained (Joseph Stephenson)

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  • (Posted 2011-01-17)  CPDL #23024:        (Sibelius 3)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2011-01-17).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 28 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The counter part is notated in the alto clef in the source. The only indications of the text in the source are the tune title 'Ps 32d.' and the opening words 'He's blest whose sins': the first four stanzas of the text have been underlaid editorially.

General Information

Title: He's blest whose sins have pardon gained
Composer: Joseph Stephenson
Lyricists: Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady (from A new version of the psalms of David)

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1757 in Church Harmony Sacred to Devotion, p. 43
Description: Setting of Psalm 32 in the metrical New Version. Hymn Tune Index tune number 2638.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 32.