Redemption (Stephen Jenks)

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  • (Posted 2016-03-30)   CPDL #39127:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-03-30).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 74 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Two more pairs of stanzas included, selected from Watts' hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-03-30)   CPDL #39126:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-03-30).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 70 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more pairs of stanzas included, selected from Watts' hymn.

General Information

Title: Redemption
First Line: Alas, the cruel spear
Composer: Stephen Jenks
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1803

Description: Published in The American Compiler, 1803, p. 58. Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 84 of Book 2, with eight stanzas. Jenks used stanzas three and five of Watts' hymn in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Come, all harmonious tongues.