O Lord, how glorious and how great (Joseph Key)

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  • (Posted 2016-06-03)   CPDL #39920:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2016-06-03).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 42 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The alto part is printed in the source in the treble clef an octave above sounding pitch. Only the first verse of the text given here (verse 5 of Hopkins' Ps. 92) is printed in the source: three further verses have been added editorially. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: O Lord, how glorious and how great
Composer: Joseph Key
Lyricist: John Hopkins

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1790 in Five Anthems and Four Hymns, p. 19

Description: Setting of Ps. 92 in the metrical Old Version, starting at the fifth verse. Hymn Tune Index tune number 5444.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 92.