Yield unto God the mighty Lord (Joseph Key)

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  • (Posted 2012-04-13)  CPDL #25953:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2012-04-13).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 52 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The first verse only is given in the source: subsequent verses have been added editorially. The alto part is printed in the source in the treble clef, an octave above sounding pitch. The time signature in the source is retorted time. The vocal and instrumental bass parts are printed on one stave in the source, and have been split out editorially. The alto D and tenor F on beat 1 of bar 4 are printed in the source as small quaver grace notes, and have been editorially expanded.

General Information

Title: Yield unto God the mighty Lord
Composer: Joseph Key
Lyricist: Thomas Norton

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

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1785 in Five Anthems, Four Collects, Twenty Psalm Tunes, p. 42
Description:  Setting of Psalm 150 in the metrical Old Version, by Joseph Key. Hymn Tune Index tune number 4572.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 150.