I lift my heart to thee (John Mundy)

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  • CPDL #25642:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-02-26).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 31 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: In original key. Transcribed from the facsimile edition, with the Superius & Medius parts set for Soprano, the Tenor part for Alto and the Bassus for Tenor. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: I lift my heart to thee
Composer: John Mundy
Lyricist: Thomas Sternhold Metrical version of Psalm 25 v 1.


Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SSAT
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1594

Description: No. 16 in Songs and Psalmes.

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Original text and translations

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I lift my heart to thee,
My God and guide most just:
Now suffer me to take no shame,
For in thee do I trust.
Let not my foes rejoice,
Nor make a scorn of me:
And let them not be overthrown
That put their trust in thee.