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Psalm

First line:
O Lord, our Governor, how excellent is thy name
composer
author of text
Psalm 8

 
Psalm 8 is a meditation on the glory and greatness of God, and Hancock’s plainchant setting adopts Psalm Tone 2. The melody is used throughout and set in fauxbourdon every third verse. This was a stalwart of the psalter during his time at Saint Thomas, and has recently been returned to regular use.

from notes by Jeremy Filsell © 2021

Recordings

Hancock: Choral & organ music
Studio Master: SIGCD631Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

Details

Track 19 on SIGCD631 [4'04] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD631 track 19

Artists
ISRC
GB-LLH-21-63119
Duration
4'04
Recording date
12 February 2020
Recording venue
Saint Thomas, Fifth Avenue, New York, USA
Recording producer
Adrian Peacock
Recording engineer
David Hinitt
Hyperion usage
  1. Hancock: Choral & organ music (SIGCD631)
    Disc 1 Track 19
    Release date: April 2021
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