O thou to whom all creatures bow (William Bennett)

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  • (Posted 2016-02-04)   CPDL #38437:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2016-02-04).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 46 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Only fragments of the first verse of the text ('O thou &c.' and 'how Glorious is thy name') are given in the source: the remainder of this verse, and three selected subsequent verses, have been added editorially. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: O thou to whom all creatures bow
Composer: William Bennett
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: 1770

Description: This setting of Psalm 8 in the metrical New Version was published on p5 of William Bennett's A New Set of Psalm Tunes and Anthems, Exeter: [c1770]. Hymn Tune Index tune number 4296.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 8.