Alstead (Oliver Holden)

From ChoralWiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Music files

L E G E N D Disclaimer How to download
ICON SOURCE
Icon_pdf.gif Pdf
Icon_snd.gif Midi
MusicXML.png MusicXML
File details.gif File details
Question.gif Help
  • (Posted 2015-07-19)   CPDL #36176:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-19).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 60 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. The other seven stanzas of Watts' hymn added below. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-07-19)   CPDL #36175:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-19).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 74 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The other seven stanzas from Watts' hymn added below.

General Information

Title: Alstead
First Line: Shepherds, rejoice, lift up your eyes
Composer: Oliver Holden
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1788 in John Norman's The Federal Harmony

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 4 of Book 1, with eight stanzas.

External websites:

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Shepherds, rejoice! lift up your eyes.