Ye men on earth, in God rejoice (Uriah Davenport)

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  • (Posted 2011-06-07)  CPDL #23686:        (Sibelius 6)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2011-06-07).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 30 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Original clefs treble, alto, tenor and bass; the original time signature is retorted time. The first stanza only of the text is given in the source: three further stanzas have been underlaid editorially.

General Information

Title: Ye men on earth, in God rejoice
Composer: Uriah Davenport
Lyricist: Thomas Sternhold

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1755 in The Psalm-Singer's Pocket Companion, no.  
Description:  A setting of Psalm 66 in the metrical Old Version (text by Thomas Sternhold), to a tune by Uriah Davenport. Hymn Tune Index tune number 2351.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 66.