To my just plea and sad complaint (Joseph Stephenson)

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  • CPDL #28565:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2013-03-19).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 42 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The alto part is notated in the alto clef in the source. The opening words of the first verse are given in the source, as 'To my just plea &c.', with the title 'Ps. 17th' also indicating the text: four stanzas of this text have been underlaid editorially.
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General Information

Title: To my just plea and sad complaint
Composer: Joseph Stephenson
Lyricists: Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady (from A new version of the psalms of David)

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1757

Description: This setting of Psalm 17 in the metrical New Version was published on p38 of Joseph Stephenson's Church Harmony Sacred to Devotion. The first edition of this collection was published in 1757. Hymn Tune Index tune number 2623.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 17.