Let the people praise Thee, O God (Percy Eastman Fletcher)

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  • (Posted 2021-01-31)  CPDL #62617:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2021-01-31).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 222 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Let the people praise Thee, O God
Composer: Percy Eastman Fletcher
Source of text: Psalm 67:5-6; Acts 14:17; Psalm 104:14-15; Joel 2:22. 24, 26

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB, with Tenor solo
Genre: SacredAnthem for Harvest

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 1923 Novello's Octavo Anthems no.966

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Original text and translations

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Ps.67:5  Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee.
Ps.67:6  Then shall the earth yield her increase; and God, even our own God, shall bless us.
Acts 14:17b  He did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.
Ps. 104:14  He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth.
Ps. 104  and bread to strengthen man's heart.
Joel 2:24a  The floors shall be full of wheat.
Joel 2:26a  And ye shall eat in plenty:
Joel 2:22b  The tree beareth her fruit, the fig tree and the vine do yield their strength.