The old hundredth psalm tune

(All people that on earth do dwell ; The Lord ye know is God indeed ; O enter then His gates with praise ; For why? the Lord our God is good ; To Father, Son and Holy Ghost)

Arr.: Vaughan Williams, Ralph (1872-1958) [Great Britain]


Text by Kethe, William (died in 1594) [Scotland]
Edition
Published by Oxford University Press [Great Britain] , 1953
Ref. : 42  (5 p.)
Type of material: Organ-vocal score
Description
Text in: English
Epoque: 20th century
Genre-Style-Form: Sacred ; Anthem ; Hymntune setting ; Psalm
Type of Choir: SATB + cong (4 mixed + congregation voices)
Instrumentation: Keyboard and instrument(s) (2 instrumental part(s))
Instruments: Organ (1) ; Trumpet (1)
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 2
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): B
Tonality: G major
Duration: 5.0 min.
Number of verses: 5
Musicological Sources: Composed for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, June 2, 1953 ; Opening flourish from Ralph Vaughan Williams' "The Hundredth Psalm" ; Verse 2 harmonisation from "Songs of Praise" ; Verse 4 Faux-bourdon by John Dowland (1621)
Biblical references: Psalms : 100
Source of text: Day's Psalter, 1560-1
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