O Lord, I lift my heart to Thee (Orlando Gibbons)

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  • (Posted 2013-08-19)  CPDL #29890:       
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2013-08-19).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 71 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Original key; note values halved. Editorial accidentals and slurs added.

General Information

Title: O Lord, I lift my heart to Thee
Composer: Orlando Gibbons
Lyricist: William Leighton

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: AATTB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1614 in The teares or lamentacions of a sorrowfull soule, no. 36

Description: This anthem's text is a paraphrase of Psalm 25:1.

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 25.

English.png English text

O Lord, I lift my heart to Thee,
my soul in Thee doth ever trust:
O let me not confounded be,
but make me righteous with the just.