Redemption (Hezekiah Moors)

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  • (Posted 2018-08-29)   CPDL #51056:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-08-29).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 71 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: A few edits. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Redemption
First Line: When the first parents of our race
Composer: Hezekiah Moors
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1809 in The Province Harmony, pp. 101-104, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, from Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Hymn 78 of Book 2, with six stanzas. Moors used all six stanzas of Watts' hymn in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at When the first parents of our race.