O Lord God of hosts (John Alcock Jr.)

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  • CPDL #28414:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2013-02-26).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 105 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The alto and tenor parts are printed in the alto and tenor clefs in the source, while the two treble-range instrumental parts are printed on the same treble-clef stave (with the note stems in opposing directions): these have been separated out in the present edition. The following notes are printed as small grace notes in the source, and have been editorially expanded: bar 8, beat 1, G in treble instrumental parts; bar 8, beat 2, E in treble instrumental parts; bar 18, beat 2, tenor B; bar 74, beat 1, G in treble instrumental parts; bar 81, beat 1, alto E; bar 84, beat 2, alto F; bar 94, beat 2, alto D; bar 101, beat 1, alto G and bass E; bar 104, beat 2, alto D; bar 112, beat 2, D and B in treble instrumental parts.
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General Information

Title: O Lord God of hosts
Composer: John Alcock Jr.

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

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1777 in Parochial Harmony, p. 13-16

Description: An instrumental bass part to the anthem, transposed down a semitone into D major, appears in the manuscript book of Henry Gillett, of South Petherton, Somerset (Somerset Archives: DD\X\CHP/6), where it is titled 'Anthem 84 Psm Alcock'.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 84.