Shew us, O Lord (Thomas Causton)

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  • (Posted 2021-09-12)  CPDL #65742:     
Editor: Jason Smart (submitted 2021-09-12).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 201 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC ND
Edition notes: Edited from John Day's 'Certaine Notes' (1565). Original pitch and note values retained.
  • (Posted 2021-09-12)  CPDL #65741:     
Editor: Jason Smart (submitted 2021-09-12).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 202 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC ND
Edition notes:
The same edition as #65742, but transposed up a major third for AATB.

General Information

Title: Shew us, O Lord
Composer: Thomas Causton
Lyricist:
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: TTBarB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Unknown

First published: 1565
Description: Probably composed during the reign of King Edward VI (r.1547-1553), this simple anthem for men sets a translation of two antiphons from the pre-Reformation service of Compline.

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