O God our Lord how wonderful (Thomas Ravenscroft)

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  • (Posted 2015-10-30)   CPDL #37348:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-10-30).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 58 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. A few minor edits, otherwise as written in 1621. The other seven stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-10-30)   CPDL #37347:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-10-30).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 58 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The other seven stanzas included.

General Information

Title: O God our Lord how wonderful
Tune: Peterborough Old
Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft
Lyricist: Thomas Sternhold

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1621 in The Whole Booke of Psalmes, pp. 34-36.

Description: Words by Thomas Sternhold, 1547, paraphrase of Psalm 8, with eight stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 8.