The Song of the Three Holy Children (Israel Holdroyd)

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  • (Posted 2020-01-19)   CPDL #56690:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-01-19).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 43 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1722. MusicXML source file(s) is (are) in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2020-01-19)   CPDL #56689:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-01-19).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 42 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). MusicXML source file(s) is (are) in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: The Song of the Three Holy Children
First Line: O all ye works of God the Lord
Composer: Israel Holdroyd
Lyricist: Anonymous

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredSet piece

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1722 in The Spiritual Man's Companion, Edition 1

Description: Words by an anonymous author, first appearing in the fourteenth century, but thought to be much earlier. English translator unknown.

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

O all ye works of God the Lord:
Bless ye the Lord, praise him and magnify him forever.
O all ye angels of the Lord,
Bless ye the Lord, praise him and magnify him forever.
O ye the starry heavens high,
Bless ye the Lord, praise him and magnify him forever.