O sing unto the Lord a new song (John Alcock Sr.)

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  • CPDL #22502:        (Sibelius 3)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2010-10-25).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 27 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
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General Information

Title: O sing unto the Lord a new song
Composer: John Alcock Sr.
Source of text: Psalm 98, verse 1 (BCP).

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1791 in John Alcock Sr.'s Harmonia Festi, Lichfield, p. 2

Description: A 'Canon Free Three in One'. The canon is between the soprano, alto, and bass parts, while the tenor is independent. The clefs in the source are treble, alto, tenor, and bass. The piece is described as being 'On his Majesty's Happy Recovery', referring to George III.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 98.

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O sing unto the Lord a new song, for he hath done marvellous things.