I will sing unto the Lord, Z 22 (Henry Purcell)

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  • (Posted 2017-07-19)   CPDL #45523:     
Editor: Raymond Nagem (submitted 2017-07-19).   Score information: Letter, 7 pages, 115 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Contains an editorial realization of the continuo part.

General Information

Title: I will sing unto the Lord, Z 22
Composer: Henry Purcell
Text: Psalm 104:33–35

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published:

Description: Although written for basso continuo, this anthem may also be performed a cappella.

External websites:

Original text and translations

English.png English text

I will sing unto the Lord as long as I live:
I will praise my God while I have my being.
And so shall my words please him:
my joy shall be in the Lord.
As for sinners, they shall be consumed out of the earth,
and the ungodly shall come to an end:
but praise ye the Lord, O my soul, praise the Lord.

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 104 .