Happy Choice (Jeremiah Ingalls)

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  • (Posted 2017-05-22)   CPDL #44650:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-05-22).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 77 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. All seven stanzas of Wesley's hymn included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2017-05-22)   CPDL #44649:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-05-22).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 52 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All stanzas of Wesley's hymn included.

General Information

Title: Happy Choice
First Line: O love divine, how sweet thou art
Composer: Jeremiah Ingalls
Lyricist: Charles Wesley

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 886. 886

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1805 in Ingalls' The Christian Harmony, pp. 103-104.

Description: Tune apparently based on instrumental music of the late eighteenth century (Jackson 1952, no. 122). Words by Charles Wesley, 1746, Hymns on the Great Festivals, Hymn 19, with seven stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at O love divine, how sweet thou art.