O Lord, give ear to my complaint (Thomas Lupo the elder)
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- Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2020-11-15). Score information: A4, 4 pages, 144 kB Copyright: Personal
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Title: O Lord, give ear to my complaint
Composer: Thomas Lupo the elder
Lyricist: Sir William Leightoncreate page
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred, Anthem
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1614 in The teares or lamentacions of a sorrowfull soule, no. 21
Original text and translations
O Lord, give ear to my complaint,
Attend my tears and hear my cry.
My sinews shrink, my limbs do faint,
I languish in my malady.