Blessed be the Lord (Orlando Gibbons)

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  • (Posted 2019-03-05)   CPDL #53457:         
Editor: Paul R. Marchesano (submitted 2019-03-05).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 106 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed up a fourth for modern SATB choirs; original key is C. Original note values halved. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Blessed be the Lord
Composer: Orlando Gibbons

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1873

Description: Pub|1 in 1873 by Novello, edited by Rev. Sir Frederick A. Gore Ouseley, with the identifying note: "OF WHICH THE SCORES ARE NOT CONTAINED IN DR. BOYCE'S COLLECTION" and only existed prior in manuscript and part books. The volume does contain two pieces now attributed to Henry Loosemore. The style does appear to be that of Gibbons. The anthem is also appended as secunda pars to "Deliver us, O Lord".

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 106. (verse 48)