An Address for All (William Walker)

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  • (Posted 2018-09-24)   CPDL #51363:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-09-24).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 69 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as published in 1846. All four stanzas included, as in 1846. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: An Address for All
First Line: I sing a song which doth belong
Composer: William Walker
Lyricist: John Peck

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1846 in Southern and Western Pocket Harmonist, p. 147, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass. Alto part added by Walker in his Christian Harmony, 1867, p. 101

Description: First stanza of words by John Peck in William Billings' Continental Harmony, 1794; stanzas two, three, and the first half of four by an anonymous author, first published in 1810; the last half of stanza four apparently first published in William Walker's Southern and Western Pocket Harmonist, 1846.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Here is a song, which doth belong.