O God of hosts, the mighty Lord (William Bennett)

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  • (Posted 2016-07-28)   CPDL #40563:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2016-07-28).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 57 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The first verse of the text is underlaid under the alto part in the source, and has been added to the other three parts editorially, on the basis of the slurring (which is given in the source). The three subsequent verses given here are printed after the music for this tune in the source, numbered 2, 4 and 5, and have here been underlaid editorially. The word on beats 1-2 of bar 11 in verse 1, given here as 'shew'st', is given in the source as 'shews'.
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General Information

Title: O God of hosts, the mighty Lord
Composer: William Bennett
Lyricists: Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady (from A new version of the psalms of David)

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1770 in A New Set of Psalm Tunes and Anthems, p. 12

Description: Setting of Psalm 84. Hymn Tune Index tune number 4304.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 84.