Sacred Music (Anstey, Thomas)

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Publisher. Info. London: [printed by C. Maund] for the Author, n.d. (c.1824)
Misc. Notes Printer's name on final page: C. Maund Engr. & Printer 5, Stephen St. Rathbone Pla.
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Work Title Sacred Music
Alternative. Title Sacred Music, in Two Volumes. The Words from the Bible and Milton's Works, in Solo, Duet, Trio & Quartett; with a Motet for the Orchestra, by Thomas Anstey, Esqr. Formerly of Peter House College, Cambridge.
Composer Anstey, Thomas
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ITA 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 26 anthems, 1 motet, 1 ode
Volume 1.
Anthem I. O Jerusalem, thou that killest the Prophets
Anthem II. What are these wounds in thine hands?
Anthem III. At the noise of the stamping of the Hoofs of his strong Horses
Anthem IV. Make a joyful noise unto God all ye Lands
Anthem V. In Ramah was there a voice heard
Anthem VI. Praise waiteth for Thee O God in Sion
Anthem VII. The Lord is my light and my salvation
Anthem VIII. I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself
Anthem IX. O Lord God of my Salvation
Anthem X. Thou art a Place to hide me
Anthem XI. My heart is fixed O God
Anthem XII. By the waters of Babylon
Anthem XIII. Why art thou cast down, O my Soul?
Volume 2.
Motet. And it shall come to pass
Anthem XIV. O for a shout of sacred joy
Anthem XV. To God the great, the ever blest
Anthem XVI. How long wilt thou forget me, O Lord?
Anthem XVII. Let God arise, and let his Enemies be scattered
Anthem XVIII. O Lord rebuke me not
Anthem XIX. And the Multitude that went before
Anthem XX. The Sword is without
Anthem XXI. Ah Lord God behold
Anthem XXII. When Israel went out of Egypt
Anthem XXIII. And they sing the song of Moses
Anthem XXIV. I saw under the Altar
Anthem XXV. Lord in thine Anger
Anthem XXVI. Mistaken foe, thy haughty threats
Ode: The Redemption, in 3 Parts:
The Nativity. This is the Month
The Circumcision. Ye flaming Pow'rs
The Passion. Ere while of music and ethereal mirth
First Publication. 1824 (2nd edition c.1830)
Librettist Bible; John Milton
Language English
Dedication The King (George IV)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voice, organ/piano; choir, org/pf; choir, orchestra

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  • See the advert in The London Literary Gazette, 1824-03-20:
THE SACRED MUSIC of THOMAS ANSTEY, Esq will be published in the ensuing Month of April. A Prospectus of the Work may be seen at Messrs. Mayhew's; Birchall's; and Mitchell's, Bond-street; D'Almaine's, Soho-square; the Royal Harmonic Institution, Regent-street; and at Mr. Loder's, Grove, Bath: who respectively will receive directions for forwarding the Copies of the Work which have been already, and shall be, bespoken.