Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty (Asahel Benham)

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  • (Posted 2018-05-22)   CPDL #49771:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-05-22).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 87 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. A few edits, otherwise as written in 1783. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-05-22)   CPDL #49769:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-05-22).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 4 pages, 89 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). A few edits. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty
First Line: Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty
Composer: Asahel Benham

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1783 in Oliver Brownson's Select Harmony, pp. 65-68

Description: Words taken from the Bible, book of Revelation.

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty,
Which was, and is, and is to come.
Revelation 8:3 (KJV)
Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power,
For thou hast created all things.
Revelation 4:11 (KJV)
Thou art worthy, O Lamb of God, to take the book and open the seals thereof,
For thou wast slain and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood.
Revelation 5:9 (KJV)
Blessing and honor and glory and power be unto him who sitteth upon the throne,
And unto the Lamb forever more. Amen.
Revelation 5:13 (KJV)
Praise our God, all ye his servants, and all that fear him both small and great.
Alleluia, for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth.
Let us rejoice and be glad, and give honor unto him.
Revelation 19:5-7 (KJV)
Hallelujah, Amen.