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 in The American Compiler, p. 58.

Description: 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.