The Lord himself, the mighty Lord (Joseph Stephenson)

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Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2013-06-28).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 46 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The alto part is notated in the alto clef in the source. The alto E on the third beat of bar 6 is marked with a sign in the source. The opening words of the first verse underlaid here are given in the source, as 'The Ld. him self &c.', with the title 'Ps. 23d' also indicating the text: this and three other stanzas from the text have been underlaid editorially.

General Information

Title: The Lord himself, the mighty Lord
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
Published: 1757

Description: This tune was published on p40 of Joseph Stephenson's Church Harmony Sacred to Devotion. The first edition of this collection was published in 1757. Hymn Tune Index tune number 2629.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 23.