Lead me, Lord (Samuel Sebastian Wesley)

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  • (Posted 2024-02-19)  CPDL #79194:   
Editor: Karol Jaworski (submitted 2024-02-19).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 94 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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  • (Posted 2017-01-11)  CPDL #42610:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2017-01-11).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 63 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: solo shared between A and S soli.
  • (Posted 2004-09-17)  CPDL #07880:   
Editor: Drew Collins (submitted 2004-09-17).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 30 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: This edition omits the solo passages. Previously hosted on external site. Uploaded to CPDL server 11-03-07.
  • (Posted 2000-03-03)  CPDL #00728:      (Encore)
Editor: John Henry Fowler (submitted 2000-03-03).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 38 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Choral solo assigned to a soprano.
  • (Posted 1999-05-12)  CPDL #00433:        (Finale 1998)
Editor: Rafael Ornes (submitted 1999-05-12).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 52 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Choral alto solo. A second verse added.

General Information

Title: Lead Me, Lord
Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
with Choral alto solo Genre: SacredVerse anthemIntroit

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 1905 in The Anthem Book, no. 8
    2nd published: 1933 in The Church Anthem Book, p. 41
Description: From the anthem, Praise the Lord, O my soul.

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Original text and translations

Psalm 5:8 & Psalm 4:9

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Lead me, Lord, lead me in thy righteousness; make thy way plain before my face.
For it is thou, Lord, thou, Lord only, that makest me dwell in safety.