Almighty God, we beseech thee (Samuel Webbe)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2018-06-02).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 123 kB   Copyright: Personal
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Title: Almighty God, we beseech thee
Composer: Samuel Webbe
Lyricist: Book of Common Prayer, 1662create page

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

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 1801 in Twelve anthems particularly calculated for families or small choral societies, London

Description: A setting of the first Collect for Good Friday.


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Original text and translations

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Almighty God, we beseech thee graciously to behold this thy family,
for which our Lord Jesus Christ was contented to be betrayed,
and given up into the hands of wicked men, and to suffer death
upon the cross, who now liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost,
ever one God, world without end. Amen.