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First line:
O Lord, our Governor, how excellent is thy name
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


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


Track 19 on SIGCD631 [4'04] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD631 track 19

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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