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==Original text and translations==
 
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The text of the earlier 'Great Lord of Lords' (which can be substituted without too many underlay problems) is as follows:
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1. Great Lord of Lords, supreme immortal King,
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O give us grace to sing thy praise,
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which makes earth, air and heav'n to ring. (Repeat Full)
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2. O word of God from ages unbegun,
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the Father's only Son, with Him in pow'r, in substance,
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with him in pow'r, in substance Thou art One. (Repeat Full)
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3. O Holy Ghost, whose care doth all embrace,
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Thy watch is o'er our race, Thou source of life,
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Thou spring of peace and grace, Thou source of life,
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[Thou spring of peace and grace, source of life,][omit from A2 solo]
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Thou spring of peace and grace. (Repeat Full)
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4. One living Trinity, one unseen light, The earth is Thine,
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Thy light beholds alike the bounds of depth and height,
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[the bounds] of depth and height.[omit from A1 solo] (Repeat Full)
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Amen.
  
 
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Editor: Michael Gibson (added 2004-06-08).   Score information: A4, 10 pages, 436 kbytes   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: This verse anthem is a re-working by Gibbons of his earlier work 'Great Lord of Lords' with new words specially for the Coronation of King Charles I in 1625, an event which, sadly, Gibbons did not live to see.

General Information

Title: Great King of Gods
Composer: Orlando Gibbons

Number of voices: 5vv  Voicing: SAATB
Genre: Sacred, Anthems
Language: English
Instruments: keyboard reduction
Published:

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Original text and translations

The text of the earlier 'Great Lord of Lords' (which can be substituted without too many underlay problems) is as follows: 1. Great Lord of Lords, supreme immortal King, O give us grace to sing thy praise, which makes earth, air and heav'n to ring. (Repeat Full) 2. O word of God from ages unbegun, the Father's only Son, with Him in pow'r, in substance, with him in pow'r, in substance Thou art One. (Repeat Full) 3. O Holy Ghost, whose care doth all embrace, Thy watch is o'er our race, Thou source of life, Thou spring of peace and grace, Thou source of life, [Thou spring of peace and grace, source of life,][omit from A2 solo] Thou spring of peace and grace. (Repeat Full) 4. One living Trinity, one unseen light, The earth is Thine, Thy light beholds alike the bounds of depth and height, [the bounds] of depth and height.[omit from A1 solo] (Repeat Full) Amen.