When we, our weary limbs to rest (John Broderip)

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  • (Posted 2015-03-11)   CPDL #34778:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2015-03-11).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 43 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Only the first verse of the text is given in the source: an editorial selection of subsequent verses has here been added. The alto and tenor parts are printed in the alto and tenor clefs respectively in the source. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: When we, our weary limbs to rest
Composer: John Broderip
Lyricists: Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady (from A new version of the psalms of David)

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1745 in A New Set of Anthems and Psalm Tunes, p. 43

Description: Setting of Psalm 137 in the metrical New Version. Hymn Tune Index tune number 1797.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 137.