Prevent us, O Lord (William Byrd)

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  • CPDL #23479: [ Icon_pdf.gif]
Editor: Edward Tambling (submitted 2011-05-06).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 66 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: At original pitch for ATTBB
  • CPDL #16278: Network.png
Editor: Robin Doveton (submitted 2008-03-01).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 123 kbytes   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Scored for the original 5 parts.
  • CPDL #349: Icon_pdf.gif Icon_snd.gif
Editor: Christopher Braginetz (submitted 1999-10-19).   Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 277 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Edition notes: Scored for SATB - second counter-tenor part removed (see notes on PDF).

General Information

Title: Prevent Us, O Lord
Composer: William Byrd

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SAATB or ATTBB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: a cappella


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Original text and translations

Text from the Book of Common Prayer

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Prevent us, O Lord, in all our doings with thy most gracious favour,
and further us with thy continual help,
that in all our works begun, continued, and ended in thee
we may glorify thy holy Name,
and finally by thy mercy obtain everlasting life,
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.