Praise the Lord, ye servants (William Boyce)

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  • CPDL #24862:        (Sibelius 5)
Editor: Jonathan Goodliffe (submitted 2011-11-05).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 136 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Praise the Lord, ye servants
Composer: William Boyce

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB with tenor solo
Genre: SacredAnthemVerse anthem

Language: English
Instruments: Organ, basso continuo

First published: 1780 in 15 Anthems, no. 8

Description: A solo anthem with one section for chorus. In the source the upper stave of the organ part is split by the voice from the lower stave, suggesting that at least one other instrument may have been intended to be used.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 113. verses 1-5