Blessed are all they that fear the Lord (John Bishop)
- Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2010-08-21). Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 72 kB Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download.
First published: 1754
Description: Bishop was organist of both the Cathedral and the College in Winchester. His 'Choice collection of eleven anthems' was published by Michael Broome in Birmingham, 1754, with another edition ("Divine Harmony") in 1758. It was published for country (predominantly organless) parishes. The organ reduction provided here is best reserved for rehearsal.
Original text and translations
Blessed are all they that fear the Lord:
and walk in his ways.
For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands:
O well is thee, and happy shalt thou be.