O all ye nations of the world (Thomas Ravenscroft)

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  • (Posted 2015-11-04)   CPDL #37418:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-04).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 57 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. A few edits, otherwise as written in 1621. The other stanza from Norton's paraphrase included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-11-04)   CPDL #37417:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-04).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 58 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The other stanza of Norton's paraphrase included.

General Information

Title: O all ye nations of the world
Tune: Cambridge
Composer: Anonymous
Arranger: Thomas Ravenscroft
Lyricist: Thomas Norton

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1621 in The Whole Booke of Psalmes (Thomas Ravenscroft), no. 134

Description: Tune written by an anonymous composer in 1579; harmonized by Thomas Ravenscroft, 1621. Words by Thomas Norton, 1562, paraphrase of Psalm 117, in two stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 117.