Lord, keep me, for I trust in Thee (Thomas Ravenscroft)

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  • (Posted 2015-11-02)   CPDL #37397:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-02).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 42 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Converted to two staffs. Soprano = former Tenor, up one octave; Alto = Medius, down one octave; Tenor = Cantus, down one octave; Bass = Bassus. All eleven stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-11-02)   CPDL #37396:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-02).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 42 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. A few small edits, otherwise as written in 1621. All eleven stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-11-02)   CPDL #37395:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-02).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 43 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All eleven stanzas included.

General Information

Title: Lord, keep me, for I trust in Thee
Tune: Bristol
Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft
Lyricist: Thomas Sternhold

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1621 in The Whole Booke of Psalmes, pp. 44-45.

Description: Words by Thomas Sternhold, 1556, paraphrase of Psalm 16, in eleven stanzas; amended by William Whittingham.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 16.