Blessed is the nation (John Stainer)

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  • CPDL #18532:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2008-12-12).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 89 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Blessed is the nation
Composer: John Stainer
Source of text: Psalm 33 vv. 12, 10-11

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

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

Published: 1901

Description: This anthem, a setting of Psalm 33:10-12, was written for the coronation of King Edward VII in 1901. Owing the the king's illness, the coronation had to be postponed and Stainer did not live to see it performed.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 33.