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8.8.8.8

Louis Bourgeois

Genevan Psalter, 1551

John Dowland

This was first published with Theodore de Beze's version of Psalm 134, and first appeared in English with Kethe's Psalm 100 paraphrase in 1561 in Sternhold and Hopkins' Psalter, known as the "Old Version" after Tate and Brady's New Version of the Psalms was published in 1696.
There have been at least three forms of the musical meter.

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