The face of the Lord (Samuel Sebastian Wesley)

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  • (Posted 2014-07-07)  CPDL #32400:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2014-07-07).   Score information: A4, 19 pages, 185 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Reformatting of #4679, with minor alterations. The first Alto in bars 27-31 has been transferred to the Soprano.
  • (Posted 2003-03-24)  CPDL #04679:   
Editor: Douglas Brooks-Davies (submitted 2003-03-24).   Score information: Letter, 22 pages, 1.23 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes:

General Information

Title: The face of the Lord
Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Source of text: Psalm 34 vv. 16-22 (King James Version)

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SATB.SATB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published:
Description: The full sections are in various combinations of 4-6 voices. The extended verse section is SATB.SATB.
Bars 45-59 include a quotation from Wesley's anthem Thou wilt keep him.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 34.