Thus art thou blest that fearest God (John Mundy)

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  • CPDL #25604:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-02-19).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 23 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: In original key. Transcribed from the facsimile edition, with the Superius part set for Soprano, the Tenor part for Alto and the Bassus for Tenor. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

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Title: Thus art thou blest that fearest God
Composer: John Mundy
Lyricist: Thomas Sternhold Metrical version of Psalm 128 vv 4-6, (with alterations).

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SAT
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1594 in Songs and Psalmes, no. 5

Description: Part 2 of a 2-part motet, the 1st part being Blessed art thou that fearest God

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Original text and translations

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Thus art thou blest that fearest God,
And he shall let thee see:
The promised Jerusalem,
And her felicity.
Thou shalt thy children’s children see,
To thy great joy’s increase:
And likewise grace on Israel,
Prosperity and peace.