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



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Publisher. Info. London: Novello and Company, 1899.
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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
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)
Primary 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)

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