Lord, be my judge, and thou shalt see (Thomas Ravenscroft)

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  • (Posted 2016-10-30)   CPDL #41627:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-10-30).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 57 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Staffs converted: original Tenor becomes Soprano, up one octave; Medius becomes Alto; Cantus becomes Tenor, down one octave; and Bass remains. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-10-30)   CPDL #41626:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-10-30).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 73 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. A total of four of Hopkins' stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-10-30)   CPDL #41625:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-10-30).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 73 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). A total of four of Hopkins' stanzas included.

General Information

Title: Lord, be my judge, and thou shalt see
Tune: Wolver-Hampton
Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft
Lyricist: John Hopkins

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 86. 86. D (C.M.D.) or 86. 86 (C.M.) (Hopkins, Ravenscroft)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1621 in The Whole Booke of Psalmes, pp. 60-62.

Description: Words by John Hopkins, 1561, Old Version, paraphrase of Psalm 26, in six stanzas. Hopkins' stanzas have eight lines, meter 86. 86. D; Ravenscroft used half of the first stanza in his composition (86. 86.).

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 26.