O Give Thanks unto the Lord (Croft, William)

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For the 1724 edition in Musica Sacra, see no.12 in Musica Sacra (Croft, William)

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Work Title O Give Thanks unto the Lord
Alternative. Title Psalm 118th
Composer Croft, William
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IWC 3
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
Librettist Bible (Psalm 118)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 10 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation various (see below, Comments)

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The 1724 Musica Sacra edition has an instrumentation of 4 voices, strings, continuo, but there are earlier editions listed in Grove Music:

"O give thanks unto the Lord and call, A, org
O give thanks unto the Lord and call, thanksgiving, 20 Jan 1715, S, A, T, B, B, SATB, 2 vn, va, bc, Lcm 838
O give thanks unto the Lord for he is gracious, thanksgiving, 15 Nov 1719, A, B, SSATB, tpt, 2 vn, va, b; SA"