O Lord, send out thy light and truth (Joseph Key)

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  • CPDL #32291:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2014-06-18).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 46 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: In addition to the verse of text given in the source, the subsequent verses have been added editorially. The original time signature is retorted time. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: O Lord, send out thy light and truth
Composer: Joseph Key
Lyricist: Thomas Sternhold

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1790 in Five Anthems and Four Hymns, p. 18

Description: In Five Anthems and Four Hymns, the alto part is printed in the treble clef an octave above sounding pitch: a single verse of text (verse 3 of Sternhold's Ps. 43) is underlaid.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 43.