Ye princes that in might excel (Joseph Stephenson)

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  • CPDL #30223:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2013-10-01).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 42 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The alto part is notated in the alto clef in the source. The opening words of the first verse of the text are given in the source, as 'Ye Princes that in might &c.'. The remainder of this verse, and three other verses from this text, have been given here.
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General Information

Title: Ye princes that in might excel
Composer: Joseph Stephenson
Lyricists: Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady (from A new version of the psalms of David)

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1757 in Church Harmony Sacred to Devotion, p. 43

Description: Setting of Psalm 29 in the metrical New Version. Hymn Tune Index tune number 2635.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 29.