Holborn (Aaron Williams)

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  • (Posted 2014-11-17)   CPDL #33398:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-11-17).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 48 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval-note edition. Transcribed from The Universal Psalmodist, 1763.
  • (Posted 2014-11-17)   CPDL #33399:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-11-17).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 91 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Holborn
First Line: Soldiers of Christ, arise
Composer: Aaron Williams
Lyricist: Charles Wesley

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 66. 86. D (S.M.D.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1763 in The Universal Psalmodist, pp. 124-125.

Description: Words by Charles Wesley, 1749. This is actually four stanzas of Wesley's hymn; Stanza 2 was published again under the name St. Thomas by Williams in 1770. The version in modern hymnals has been considerably re-arranged and revised.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Soldiers of Christ, arise.