Hear my prayer, O Lord, and with thine ears (Thomas Tomkins)

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  • CPDL #33066:     
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2014-10-03).   Score information: Letter, 9 pages, 230 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original key (STTB); note values halved. Editorial accidentals and slurs added.
  • CPDL #33067:     
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2014-10-03).   Score information: Letter, 10 pages, 248 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed up a minor third (SATB); note values halved. Editorial accidentals and slurs added.

General Information

Title: Hear my prayer, O Lord
Composer: Thomas Tomkins
Text: Psalm 39:13-15 (BCP)

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicings: STTB or SATB
Genre: SacredVerse anthem

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 1668 in Musica Deo sacra, no. 19

Description: This verse anthem for solo bass (and, later, soprano) is a setting of Psalm 39:13-15.

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 39.