The Lord is my Strength (Novello, Vincent)
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Musical Times and Singing Class Circular, Vol.3, no.58
London: Musical Times Publications, 1849. (music insert.)
Probably the same anthem originally printed in Volume 1, 1844 (though possibly revised in the intervening years).
|Work Title||A Short Anthem for Easter|
|Alternative Title||Psalm 118, "The Lord Is My Strength"|
|First Publication||1844 – London: The Musical Times and Singing Class Circular|
|Librettist||Psalm 118, vv.14-16, 24|
|Composer Time Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||SSTB chorus, piano ad lib. ; later editions marked SATB chorus|
"With a view to the convenience and accommodation of those Choirs where there is no Organ, the vocal Counterpoint of this Anthem is so constructed as to be susceptible of performance independently of any Accompaniment whatever."