Majesty (William Billings)
- Editor: Rafael Ornes (submitted 1999-08-06). Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 44 kB Copyright: CPDL
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Description: Words by Sternhold and Hopkins, 1598, their paraphrase of Psalm 18: 9 (p. 56).
Original text and translations
The Lord descended from above,
and bow'd the heav'ns most high,
And underneath his feet
He cast the darkness of the sky.
On cherub and on cherubim,
Full royally he rode,
And on the wings of mighty winds
came flying all abroad.