I lift mine eyes to Sion hill (Joseph Key)

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  • CPDL #21254:        (Sibelius 3)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2010-03-18).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 28 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The first verse only of the text is given in the source: subsequent verses have been editorially provided. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: I lift mine eyes to Sion hill
Composer: Joseph Key
Lyricist: William Whittingham

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 866. 866

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1785 in Five Anthems, Four Collects, Twenty Psalm Tunes, p. 39

Description: A setting of Psalm 121 in the metrical Old Version. Hymn Tune Index tune number 4568.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 121.