O God, thou art my God (Henry Purcell)

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  • (Posted 2016-11-10)   CPDL #41762:     
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2016-11-10).   Score information: Letter, 10 pages, 220 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Based on the version found in Boyce's Cathedral Music, Vol. II, in B-flat Major. Continuo realization provided.
  • (Posted 2016-11-10)   CPDL #41763:     
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2016-11-10).   Score information: Letter, 10 pages, 222 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Based on the version found in Boyce's Cathedral Music, Vol. II, transposed up a whole step to C Major. Continuo realization provided.
  • CPDL #02828:       
Editor: Stuart McIntosh (submitted 2001-07-09).   Score information: A4, 10 pages, 396 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Sibelius file is unzipped. C Major

General Information

Title: O God, thou art my God
Composer: Henry Purcell
Text: Psalm 63:1-5,8

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredVerse anthem

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo, Organ

Published: Cathedral Music, Vol. II

Description: The concluding Hallelujah is the source of the hymntune Westminster Abbey.

External websites: Performance by VOCES8 and Les Inventions

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 63. (vv. 1-5 and 8 with Hallelujahs).