First Preces (Orlando Gibbons)

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  • (Posted 2019-03-15)   CPDL #53580:         
Editor: Paul R. Marchesano (submitted 2019-03-15).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 87 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Note values halved; transposed up a fourth to suit modern mixed choirs. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: First Preces
Composer: Orlando Gibbons
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SAATB
Genre: SacredPreces and Responses

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1873

Description: Published in 1873 by Novello, edited by Rev. Sir Frederick A. Gore Ouseley, with the identifying note: "OF WHICH THE SCORES ARE NOT CONTAINED IN DR. BOYCE'S COLLECTION" and only existed prior in manuscript and part books. Source: Identified as "First Preces" in Aldrich mss. copy at Christ Church Oxford and at St. Peter's College Cambridge.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Preces and Responses.