O come, let us lift up our voice (Thomas Ravenscroft)

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  • (Posted 2016-10-29)   CPDL #41624:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-10-29).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 74 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Staffs converted: original Tenor becomes Soprano, up one octave; Medius becomes Alto; Cantus becomes Tenor, down one octave; and Bass remains. Seven more stanzas included, selected from Hopkins' paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-10-29)   CPDL #41623:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-10-29).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 69 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. All notes half value of original, otherwise as written in 1621. Seven more stanzas included, selected from Hopkins' paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-10-29)   CPDL #41622:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-10-29).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 70 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Seven more stanzas included, selected from Hopkins' paraphrase.

General Information

Title: O come, let us lift up our voice
Tune: St. David's
Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft
Lyricist: John Hopkins

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1621

Description: First published in Ravenscroft's The Whole Booke of Psalmes, 1621, pp. 166-169. Words by John Hopkins, 1562, Old Version, paraphrase of Psalm 95, in eleven stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 95.