Liberty (Stephen Jenks)

From ChoralWiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Music files

L E G E N D Disclaimer How to download
ICON SOURCE
Icon_pdf.gif Pdf
Icon_snd.gif Midi
MusicXML.png Music XML
File details.gif File details
Question.gif Help
  • (Posted 2016-03-27)   CPDL #39046:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-03-27).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 64 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-03-27)   CPDL #39045:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-03-27).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 64 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Transcribed from Jenks and Griswold, The American Compiler, 1803.

General Information

Title: Liberty
First Line: No more beneath the oppressive hand
Composer: Stephen Jenks
Lyricist: Anonymous

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Secular   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1800 in The Musical Harmonist, 1800.

Description: Words by an unknown author in a patriotic mode, apparently first published in 1800.

External websites:

Original text and translations

English.png English text

No more beneath the oppressive hand
Of tyranny we groan,
Behold a smiling, happy land,
That freedom calls her own.