To bless thy chosen race (Joseph Stephenson)

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  • CPDL #31575:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2014-03-27).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 41 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The order of parts here is as given in the source. The topmost stave is printed in the alto clef in the source, and so is shown to be an alto part. The second stave is printed in the treble clef without indication of octave in the source: it has been treated as a tenor part in this edition, but could be doubled by sopranos an octave higher. The text is indicated in the source by the heading 'Ps: 67th', and the first line as 'To bless thy Chosen race &c.'. The remainder of the text has been added.
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General Information

Title: To bless thy chosen race
Composer: Joseph Stephenson
Lyricists: Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady (from A new version of the psalms of David)

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: ATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1757

Description: This setting of Psalm 67 in the metrical New Version was published on p49 of Joseph Stephenson's Church Harmony Sacred to Devotion. The first edition of this collection was published in 1757. Hymn Tune Index tune number 2650.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 67.