O God, wherefore art thou absent (John Blow)

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  • (Posted 2016-05-11)  CPDL #39636:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2016-05-11).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 98 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: From Cathedral Music, Volume 2 (William Boyce).

General Information

Title: O God, wherefore art thou absent
Composer: John Blow
Lyricist: Psalm 74

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SacredVerse anthem

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1768 in Cathedral Music, Volume 2, p. 117

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 74 vv. 1-3