O Lord, deliver me from mine enemies (Christopher Tye)

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  • (Posted 2018-08-23)   CPDL #50942:  Network.png
Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2018-08-23).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 81 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: O Lord, deliver me from mine enemies
Composer: Christopher Tye

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published:

Description: Tye was an enthusiastic participant in the Edwardian reformation, composing for the newly coined English liturgy. The model for the present text remains unidentified (although it is similar in sentiment to psalm 59), and its liturgical use is not known.

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Original text and translations

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O Lord, deliver me from mine enemies, and save me from all them that would devour me.
There is no saving health but in thee.
O bow down thine ear, Lord, unto me and receive my prayer,
and I will sing with angels unto thee: Halleluia.