Grant, O Holy Trinity (Orlando Gibbons)

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  • CPDL #16232:     
Editor: Michael Gibson (submitted 2008-02-22).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 257 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Includes a organ version of the original viol consort accompaniment.

General Information

Title: Grant, O Holy Trinity
Composer: Orlando Gibbons

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SAATB
Verse: Soprano
Genre: SacredAnthemVerse anthem

Language: English
Instruments: Viol consort accompaniment has not survived. A skeletal organ version allows reconstruction of the verse solos.

First published: written 1625

Description: Written at the time of the accession of King Charles I and possibly the last anthem written by Gibbons.

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

Grant, O holy trinity,
that thy servant Charles our King
may ever more rejoice in thee;
Give him many happy years on earth,
endue him with all heav’nly graces
and everlastingly reward him through thy mercy;
who dost live and govern all things,
world without end. Amen.