God is Our Hope and Strength, Op.8 (Stanford, Charles Villiers)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1875.
Misc. Notes Royal College of Music Library, London (GB-Lcm): MS 5178d
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Publisher. Info. London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d.[1877]. Plate 5489.
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Work Title God is Our Hope and Strength
Alternative. Title Psalm XLVI
Composer Stanford, Charles Villiers
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.8
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICS 28
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements
  1. Allegro maestoso
  2. Quartet: Andante con moto
  3. Chorus: Allegro con fuoco
  4. Baritone Solo and Chorus: Allegro moderato
  5. Fugal Chorus: Alla breve moderato
First Publication. 1877 – London: Novello, Ewer & Co.
Librettist Psalm XLVI
Language English
Dedication The Cambridge University Musical Society
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass, baritone + mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra, organ

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Mentioned as a recent publication in the September 8, 1877 issue (page 257) of The Academy.