Then sayde the chefe priest Is it so? (Christopher Tye)

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General Information

Title: Then sayde the chefe priest Is it so?
Composer: Christopher Tye
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Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1553 in The Actes of the Apostles, no. 7

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

Then sayde the chefe priest: Is it so?
Ye men and eke bretherne:
And all ye fathers herke unto
My words and then discerne.

There dyd appeare to Abraham
The God of great glorye
Before that he dwelt in Charran
In Mesopotamye.