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Choice Psalmes put into musick, for three voices the most of which may properly enough be sung by any three, with a thorough base / compos'd by Henry and William Lawes, brothers and servants to His Majestie ; with divers elegies, set in musick by sev'rall friends, upon the death of William Lawes ; and at the end of the thorough base are added nine canons of three and foure voices, made by William Lawes.
Lawes, Henry, 1596-1662.; Lawes, William, 1602-1645.
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sing his praise to Musick joyne the warbling voice let all rejoyce let all rejoyce let all rejoyce with joy divine let all rejoyce rejoyce with joy divine IX William Lawes PRaise the Lord enthron'd on high praise him in his sanctity praise him for his mighty deeds praise him who in pow'r exceeds praise with Trumpet pierce the skies praise him with Harps and Psalteries praise with Timbrels Organs Flutes praise on Violins and Lutes with silver Cimbals silver Cimbals sing praise on those which loudly ring Angels all of humane birth praise the Lord of heav'n and earth praise c. of heav'n and earth Singing Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah X. William Lawes MY God O why hast thou forsook why O so far withdrawn thine aide nor when I roared pitie took My God by day to thee I pray'd and when nights curtains were display'd yet wouldst not thou vouchsafe a look yet thou art holy thron'd on high The Israelites thy praise resound the Israelites c. our fathers did on thee relye their faith with wreaths of conquest crown'd they sought thee and deliv'rance found XI William Lawes MY God my rock regard my cry lest I unheard like those that dye in shades of dark oblivion lye to my ascending griefe to my ascending griefe give eare when I my hands devoutly reare before thy mercy-s eat with feare He heares his Name be magnifi'd O thou that art to thine a tow'r my songs shall celebrate thy pow'r my songs shall celebrate thy pow'r XII William Lawes THey who the Lord their fortresse make shall like the tow'rs of Sion rise which dreadfull earthquakes never shake nor all the raging the raging tumults of the skies nor all c. Lo as the hils of Salima divine Jerusalem inclose so shall his Angels in the day of danger shield and save them from their foes save them from their foes XIII William Lawes BEhold behold how good and joyfull a thing it is Brethren to dwell together in unity Brethren c. 't is like the precious ointment upon the head that ran down unto the beard ev'n unto Aarons beard and went down and went down to the skirts of his clothing like as the dew of Hermon which fell upon the Hill of Sion upon the Hill of Sion For the Lord promised there his blessing for the Lord promised there his blessing for the Lord c. and life for evermore and life for evermore XIV William Lawes O Sing unto the Lord a new song O sing unto the Lord a new song let the congregation of Saints praise him let Isârael rejoyce in him that made him and let the children of Sion be joyfull in their King Let them praise his Name in the dance let the praises of God be in their mouthes and a two-edged sword in their hands and a two-edged sword in their hands to be avenged on the Heathen and to rebuke the people to bind their Kings in chaines to bind their Kings in chaines and their Nobles in links of ir'n that they may be avenged of them Such honour have all his Saints such c. such honour c. such c. Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Hallelluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah XV. William Lawes I Am weary of my groaning I am c. my beauty is gone for very trouble and worne away because of mine enemies O save me for in death who remembreth thee Or who will give thee thanks in the pit or who will give thee thanks or who will give thee thanks in the pit in the pit XVI William Lawes IN the substraction of my yeares I said with teares Ah! now I to the shades below must naked goe cut off by death before my time and like a flower cropt in my prime and like a flower cropt in my prime in my prime XVII William Lawes HOw long wilt thou forget me O Lord for ever How long wilt thou hide thy face thy face from mee How long shall mine enemies triumph over me over me Consider and heare me O Lord Lighten mine eyes that I sleep not in death that I sleep not in death lighten mine eyes c. that I sleep not in death XVIII William Lawes LOrd thy deserved wrath asswage nor punish in thy burning ire let mercy mitigate thy rage before my fainting soule expire O heale my bones with anguish ake my pensive heart my pensive heart with sorrow worn How long wilt thou my soul forsake O pity O pity O pity and at length returne XIX William Lawes THou Mover of the rowling spheres I through the glasses of my teares to thee mine eyes erect as servants mark their masters hands as maids their mistresses commands and liberty expect so we deprest by enemies and growing troubles fix our eyes on God who sits on high till he in mercy shall descend till he in mercy shall descend till he c. to give our miâseries an end to give our miseries an end XX. William Lawes TO thee I cry Lord heare my cries O come with speed unto mine aide Let my sad pray'rs before thee rise like incense on the Altar laid or as when I with hands display'd present my ev'ning sacrifice XXI William Lawes THou that art enthron'd above thou by whom we live and move O how sweet how excellent is 't with tongue and hearts consent thankfull hearts and joyfull tongues to renowne to renowne thy Name in songs when the morning paints the skies when the sparkling stars arise thy high favours to reherse thy firme faith in gratefull verse Take the Lute and Violin let the solemne Harp begin Instruments tun'd with ten strings while the silver Cimball rings from thy works my joy proceeds while I triumph while c. while c. triumph in thy deeds Who thy wonders can expresse all thy thoughts are fathomlesse all thy thoughts are fathomlesse hid from men in knowledge blind hid from fooles to vice inclin'd who that tyrant Sin oâbey though they spring like flowr's in May parcht with heat and nipt with frost soon shall fade soon c. soon shall fade for ever lost XXII William Lawes COme sing the great Jehovah's praise whose mercies have proâlong'd prolong'd our dayes sing with a loud and cheerfull voice with bending knees and raised eyes your God adore in sacred hymnes in sacred hymnes rejoyce XXIII William Lawes TO thee O God my God I pray'd before the dawning of the day my soule and wasting flesh with thirsty ardour thee desire in scorched soile with Aetheriall fire whose drought no showr's whose drought no showr's refresh XXIV William Lawes TO the God whom we adore sing a song unsung before his imâmortall praise reherse where his holy Saints converse Israel O thou his choice in thy Makers Name rejoyce Israel c. XXV William Lawes YEe Nations of the earth our great Preserver praise all ye of humane birth to heav'n his glory raise whose mercy hath
from the grave O from the grave thy servant save O from c. for mercy for merâcy lives in thee O from the grave O from the grave thy servant save thy servant save for mercy lives in thee XVIII Henry Lawes BLest O thrice blest is he O thrice c. whose sins remitted be and whose impieties God covers from his eyes to whom his sins are not imputed as forgot his soule with guile unstain'd while silent I remain'd my bones consum'd my bones consum'd away my bones c. I roared all the day I roared all the day for on me day and night thy hand did heavie light I then my sins confest how far I had transgrest when all I had reveal'd thy hand thy hand my pardon seal'd thy hand my pardon seal'd XIX Henry Lawes LOrd to my pray'r to my pray'r encline encline thine eare and thy afflicted afflicted servant heare nor these salt rivers of mine eyes these salt rivers of mine eyes my God despise A stranger as my fathers were a stranger c. I sojourne here I sojourne here O let me gather strength before I passe away before I passe away and be no more before I passe I passe away and be no more XX. Henry Lawes WHen griefe when griefe my lab'ring soul confounds thou powrest balme thou c. thou powrest balme into her wounds for thou O Lord art my defence my refuge my refuge and my recompence The vicious shall by vices fall by their owne sins be swept be swept from hence God shall cut off their breath God shall cut off their breath and give them up and give them up to death XXI Henry Lawes LEt our foes with terrour quake with terrour quake let the earths foundation shake Judgement our great God affects yet with eâquity directs yet with equity directs These celestiall twins imbrace these reflect on Jacobs race O how holy O how holy above all honour honour and at his footstoole fall XXII Henry Lawes HOw long Lord how long how long how long O Lord let me not for ever be forgot How long how long my God wilt thou contract thy clouded brow contract c. How long in mind perplext shall I be daily vext Consider and heare my cries illuminate mine eyes lest with exhausted breath I ever sleep I eâver sleep in death XXIII Henry Lawes ACcept my pray'rs nor to the cry of my affliction stop thine eare Lord in the time of misery and sad restraint seârene appeare the sighing of my spirit heare and when I call with speed reply XXIV Henry Lawes THe bounty of Jehovah praise this God of gods all scepters swayes Thanks to the Lord of lords afford and his amazing wonders blaze for from the King of kings eternall mercy springs XXV Henry Lawes YOu who the Lord adore and at his Altar wait and keep your watch and c. before the threshold of his gate his praises sing his praises sing by silent night till cheerfull light till c. till cheerfull light i' th Orient spring XXVI Henry Lawes NOw the Lord his reign begins thron'd between the Cherubins O how great in Sions Towr's high above high above all earthly pow'rs Great and terrible his Name since so holy praise the same since so holy since so holy praise the same On his holy Hill glory glorifie and worship still and worship still Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah XXVII Henry Lawes NOw in the winter of my yeares of my yeares when time hath snow'd upon my haires upon c. Abandon c. abandon not O Lord till I unto this age proclaime thy mighty pow'r in songs the same c. unto the next record till c. thy mighty pow'r in songs unto the next record XXVIII Henry Lawes THe King Jehovah with thy justice crowne and in a God-like reigne his Son renowne he shall with equity thy people sway and judgement and judgement in the scales and judgement in the scales of justice weigh He shall descend like plenty like plenty dropping showres which clothe the earth and fill her lap and fill her lap and fill her lap with flowres XXIX Henry Lawes MY soule my soule my soule and all my faculties Jehovah praise sing sing sing till the skies re-eccho re-eccho his ascending fame My soule my soule O celebrate his Name for he will not eâver chide nor constant to his wrath abide but mildly from his wrath relents and shortens our due punishments and shortens our due punishments His glorious Name with sweet accord joyne thou my soule joyne thou my soule to praise the Lord. XXX Bassus Henry Lawes OUr fervent soules on God attend our help who only can defend who only c. in whom our hearts exult for joy in whom c. because we on his Name relye Great God to us propitious be as we have fixt our hopes on thee as we have fixt have fixt our hopes on thee Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleluiah Halleâluiah Halleluiah A Pastorall Elegie to the memory of my deare Brother William Lawes Of 3. Voc. Bassus CEase O cease ye jolly Shepherds cease your merry layes Pipe no more in medowes green crown'd with Ivie and with Bayes let your flockes no more be seen on the verdant hillocks spread but tune your oaten reeds with sadest notes with sadest notes to mourn for gentle Willy your lov'd Lawes is dead Weep Shepherd Swaines weep Shepherd Swaines for him that was the glory of your plaines He could appease the sullen seas and calme the fuâry of the mind but now alas in silent urne hee lyes hid from us and never must returne never never must returne and neâver must returne Henry Lawes An Elegie to the memory of his Friend and Fellow Mr. William Lawes servant to his Majestie Of 3. Voc. Bassus O Doe not now lament and cry O do c. 't is Fate concludes we all must die rather rejoyce that he is there mending the Musique of the Sphere we are dull souls of little worth and coldly here his praise set forth who doth that truly sure must be instructed by divinitie Hark O hark the celestiall Quire doth pause to heare his sweeter Lyre there he is set free from vaine feares or heart-heav'd sighes or brinish teares Couldst thou thy fancy send us downe in Musique we would place a crowne so harmonious on thy faire Herse should out-tongue Ovid in his sweetest Verse By John Wilson Doctor in Musique To the memory of his much respected Friend and Fellow Mr. William Lawes BUt that lov'd Friend we have been taught our dearest dust to mix with dust I 'm with thy Lyre so strangely caught my true affection counts it just and grounds it on a pious care thy ashes to involve in aire involve in aire for thy rare fancy from its birth far inconsistent is with earth or any inferiour element How can dull clay presse