O Lord, revive Thy work (Amos Bull)

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  • (Posted 2015-07-04)   CPDL #35963:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-04).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 128 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as published in 1795. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: O Lord, revive Thy work
Composer: Amos Bull

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1795 in The Responsary, as Anthem XII, pp. 96-100, voicing Treble-Treble-Tenor-Bass

Description: Words adapted from Habakkuk Chapter 3.

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Original text and translations

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O Lord, revive Thy work,
In the midst of the years make known,
And in wrath, remember mercy. (Habakkuk 3:2)

Thy presence hath scattered the mountains,
And bowed the perpetual hills. (Habakkuk 3:6)

The deep also uttereth his voice,
And lifteth himself up on high. (Habakkuk 3:10)

Thy glory covereth the heavens,
And the earth is full of Thy praise. (Habakkuk 3:3)

Thy ways are everlasting. (Habakkuk 3:6)

Although the fig tree shall not blossom,
Neither shall fruit be in the vine,
The labor of the olive shall fail,
And the field shall yield no store,
The flock shall be cut off from the fold,
And there shall be no herd in the stall,
Yet will I rejoice in the Lord,
And joy in the God of my salvation. (Habakkuk 3:17-18)