O God, my heart prepared is (John Alcock Jr.)

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  • CPDL #22867:        (Sibelius 3)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2010-12-15).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 30 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Clefs in the source are treble, alto, tenor and bass. The first verse only of the text is given in the source, where the vocal bass part is also figured: figuring has been omitted from this edition to facilitate the underlaying of three other verses selected from the text. The soprano A and G# on beats 1 and 2 of bar 11, given here as minims, are printed in the source as a small minim A followed by a full-sized semibreve G#. The tenor C# and D# on beat 1 of bar 10, given here as crotchets, are printed in the source as a full-sized minim C# followed by a small crotchet D#.
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General Information

Title: O God, my heart prepared is
Composer: John Alcock Jr.
Lyricist: John Hopkins, on Ps. 108

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1777 in Parochial Harmony, p. 54

Description: A setting of Psalm 108 in the metrical Old Version (text by John Hopkins), to a tune by John Alcock jr. Hymn Tune Index tune number 3945.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 108.