The Converted Thief (William Moore)

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  • (Posted 2018-07-27)   CPDL #50688:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-07-27).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 42 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as originally published by Moore in 1826. Two more pairs of stanzas included, from Stennett's hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: The Converted Thief
First Line: As on the cross the Savior hung
Composer: William Moore
Lyricist: Samuel Stennett

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1826 in William Moore's Columbian Harmony, p. 147, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass.

Description: Words by Samuel Stennett, 1787, with six stanzas. Moore used the first two stanzas of Stennett's hymn in his composition/

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at As on the cross the Savior hung.