Now Israel may say, and that truly (Thomas Ravenscroft)

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  • (Posted 2015-11-04)   CPDL #37421:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-04).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 44 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Converted to two staffs: Soprano = Tenor in original, moved up one octave; Alto = Medius; Tenor = Cantus, down one octave; Bass = Bassus. The whole moved down from C major to G major. The other three stanzas from Whittingham's paraphrase included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-11-04)   CPDL #37420:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-04).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 62 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. A minor edit, otherwise as written in 1621. The other three stanzas from Whittingham's paraphrase included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-11-04)   CPDL #37419:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-04).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 63 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The other three stanzas of Whittingham's paraphrase included.

General Information

Title: Now Israel may say, and that truly
Composer: Anonymous
Arranger: Thomas Ravenscroft
Lyricist: William Whittingham

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 10 10. 10 10. 10

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1551 in The Whole Booke of Psalmes, pp. 220-221.

Description: Tune published by an anonymous composer in the French Psalter, 1551; harmonized by Thomas Ravenscroft, 1621. Words by William Whittingham, 1560, paraphrase of Psalm 124, in four stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 124.