Thus art thou blest that fearest God (John Mundy)

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  • (Posted 2012-02-19)  CPDL #25604:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-02-19).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 23 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: In original key. Transcribed from the facsimile edition, with the Superius part set for Soprano, the Tenor part for Alto and the Bassus for Tenor.

General Information

Title: Thus art thou blest that fearest God
Composer: John Mundy
Lyricist: Thomas Sternhold Metrical version of Psalm 128 vv 4-6, (with alterations).

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SAT
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1594 in Songs and Psalmes, no. 5
Description: Part 2 of a 2-part motet, the 1st part being Blessed art thou that fearest God

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Original text and translations

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Thus art thou blest that fearest God,
And he shall let thee see:
The promised Jerusalem,
And her felicity.
Thou shalt thy children’s children see,
To thy great joy’s increase:
And likewise grace on Israel,
Prosperity and peace.