Sing ye to our Lord (William Byrd)

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  • (Posted 2003-03-10)  CPDL #04665:        (Sibelius 4)
Editor: David Fraser (submitted 2003-03-10).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 110 kB    Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Revised Nov 08.

General Information

Title: Sing ye to our Lord
Composer: William Byrd
Source of text: Psalm 149: 1-2, version from The Primer, or Office of the blessed Virgin Marie (1599)

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SST
Genre: SacredSacred song

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1611 in Psalmes, Songs, and Sonnets, no. 6

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Original text and translations

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Sing ye to our Lord a new song, his praise in the Church of Saints.
Let Israel be joyfull in him, that made him, and let the daughters of Sion rejoyce in their King.