I'll celebrate thy praises, Lord (Joseph Stephenson)

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  • CPDL #30254:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2013-10-04).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 43 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The alto part is notated in the alto clef in the source. The opening words of the first verse of the text are given in the source, as 'I'll cellebrate thy Praises Lord &c.'. The remainder of this verse, and three subsequent verses, have been given here. The sharp on the alto G on the third beat of bar 9 has been added editorially: this note has no accidental in the source.
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General Information

Title: I'll celebrate thy praises, Lord
Composer: Joseph Stephenson
Lyricists: Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady (from A new version of the psalms of David)

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1757 in Church Harmony Sacred to Devotion, p. 43

Description: Setting of Psalm 30 in the metrical New Version. Hymn Tune Index tune number 2636.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 30.