Grant, we beseech thee, merciful Lord (John Garth)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2019-11-27).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 43 kB   Copyright: Personal
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Title: Grant, we beseech thee, merciful Lord
Composer: John Garth
Lyricist: Book of Common Prayer, 1662create page

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicings: SB and TB
Genre: SacredPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard

First published: 1794

Description: The collect for the 21st Sunday after Trinity, from Garth's "Thirty collects". His settings of the collects were not intended for liturgical use (the collect of the day was invariably read) but they were intended for "those who wish to have something in the vocal way easy and proper for their Sunday evenings' recreation".

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Original text and translations

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Grant, we beseech thee, merciful Lord, to thy faithful people pardon and peace,
that they may be cleansed from all their sins, and serve thee with a quiet mind,
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen.