Hymn (after a song of Freedom) (Charles Villiers Stanford)

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  • (Posted 2015-02-05)   CPDL #34487:     
Editor: Christopher Upton (submitted 2015-02-05).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 57 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC SA
Edition notes: The copy in my possession is marked "High Key", and means it; this edition is transposed a minor third lower.

General Information

Title: Hymn (after a song of Freedom)
Composer: Charles Villiers Stanford
Lyricist: John Milton

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

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First

Description: From the set of Six Hymns and Bible Songs; this is one of the two not included in the 1977 RSCM publication "Four Short Anthems". Intended to be sung after the solo A Song of Freedom.

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

Let us, with a gladsome mind,
Praise the Lord, for he is kind;
For his mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.

Let us blaze his name abroad,
For of gods he is the God.
For his mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.