Free public domain sheet music from IMSLP / Petrucci Music Library
New York: G. Schirmer, 1882. Plate 2877.
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||God is Our Refuge and Strength
||The Forty Sixth Psalm
||Gilchrist, William Wallace
|Year/Date of Composition
||1882-05-19 in Cincinnati, Cincinnati Music Hall|
Mrs. Osgood (soprano) ; Cincinnati Festival Orchestra ; Theodore Thomas (conductor)
||1882 – New York: G. Schirmer
||traditional (Psalm 46)
||Soprano + mixed chorus (SATB), 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 4 trombones, timpani, strings
||This was the prize composition of the Cincinnati Music Festival of 1882. Gilchrist's autograph manuscript score is in the collection of the Free Library of Philadelphia. Date of composition is taken from this manuscript.