In Thee O Lord Have I Put My Trust
|Publisher||OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS IN-PRINT TITLES|
|Composer||W Sterndale Bennett|
IN THEE O LORD HAVE I PUT MY TRUST
By William Sterndale Bennett
for SSAATTBB and organ (ad lib.)
Born 200 years ago this year and orphaned at the age of 3, Sterndale Bennett was brought up by his grandfather in Cambridge, where he sang in the choir of King's College before entering the Royal Academy of Music to study the piano at the age of 10. He was later to become Professor of Music at Cambridge and Principal of the RAM. This fine eight-part setting of verses from Psalm 71, written towards the end of his life, explores imitative and antiphonal textures.