Anthem, 'Praise God in his Sanctuary', by William Croft
Psalm 150, 'Praise God in his Sanctuary', anthem for ATB soli, SATB chorus and organ written for the opening of the organ at Finedon, Northants, in 1717. Autograph; in two sections, verses 1-2 and 4-6. At the end of verse 2 (fol. 35) Novello noted 'For the remainder of the Anthem see the 4th vol. of my collection of Croft's MS. compositions' (British Library MS. Add. 17844, fols. 3-16). Verses 4-6 were copied, possibly in error, by Novello in British Library MS. Add. 17848, foll. 86-91, as part of the anthem 'The Lord hath appeared for us'.
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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. b. 15, fols. 32-33].
MS. Mus. b. 15, fols. 32-41
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CMD ID 17158
William Croft: anthem, 'Praise God in his Sanctuary' (Psalm 150). Autograph manuscript, .
Biographical / Historical
William Croft (1678-1727) was a composer. See Grove Music Online for further details.
Acquired by Novello at Bartleman's sale, 1822. Bookplate of W. H. C[ummings] on fol. 35v.
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- Anthem, 'Praise God in his Sanctuary', by William Croft
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