O Lord, Give Thy Holy Spirit (Tallis, Thomas)



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Publisher. Info. London: Novello and Company, 1899.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
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Editor Daniel Van Gilst
Publisher. Info. Daniel Van Gilst - EN237-10(2015)
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General Information

Work Title O Lord, Give Thy Holy Spirit
Alternative. Title
Composer Tallis, Thomas
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1641 or earlier
Librettist Traditional? (Mass, translated?)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation 4 voices or Chorus (SATB)
Mss Sources GB-Lbl Add. 29289 (Ms. copy, ca.1629)
GB-Y M. 1/5-8 (S) (copy of 1641 publication)
GB-Ll MS 1
GB-Lbl Harley 7337 "An anthem in 4 parts, composed at first in Latin" (in which form the text, beginning Domine, Spiritum Sanctum Tuum in Cordibus Nostris, is very similar to that of part of the Agnus Dei)

Misc. Comments

Published in 1641 (in "Barnard's The First Book of Selected Church Musick") if not earlier. All early copies are in G minor.