Wrentham (Samuel Babcock)

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  • (Posted 2016-05-17)   CPDL #39679:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-05-17).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 48 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-05-17)   CPDL #39678:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-05-17).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 47 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Wrentham
First Line: Methinks I hear the heavens resound
Composer: Samuel Babcock
Lyricist: Anonymous

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1793 in The Columbian Harmony, p. 72-73

Description: Words by an unknown author, before 1788.

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Original text and translations

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Methinks I hear the heavens resound,
And all the earth exulting ring;
To usher in this glorious day,
And hail the spotless infant King.