Thy praise, O God, shall wake my lyre (James Nares)

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  • (Posted 2016-02-10)  CPDL #38523:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2016-02-10).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 113 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Clefs modernised. Minor variations in underlay rationalised. Source may be found at IMSLP. revised files uploaded 2/3/18.

General Information

Title: Thy praise, O God, shall wake my lyre
Composer: James Nares
Lyricist: James Merrick

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredVerse anthem

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1788
Description: The text is from James Merrick's metrical paraphrase of Psalm 43:5-7. ATB verse, with SATB chorus.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 43.