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



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Editor Basil Harwood (1859-1949)
Publisher. Info. London: Novello and Company, 1899.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
Reprinted c.1932.
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General Information

Work Title O Lord, Give Thy Holy Spirit
Alternative. Title
Composer Tallis, Thomas
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ITT 10
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 anthem
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1570 or earlier
First Publication. 1641 – John Barnard: The first Book of Selected Church Musick
Librettist "Lidley's Prayers", 1566
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation 4 voices or chorus (SATB)
Manuscript 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)
Extra Information Earliest surviving complete manuscript source c.1620 (US-NYp Drexel MSS 4180-3)