Condescension (Hezekiah Moors)

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  • (Posted 2018-07-11)   CPDL #50483:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-07-11).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1809. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-07-11)   CPDL #50482:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-07-11).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 58 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Condescension
First Line: Thy favors, Lord, surprise our souls
Composer: Hezekiah Moors
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1809 in The Province Harmony, pp. 83-85, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 45 of Book 2, with three stanzas. Moors used all three stanzas of Watts' hymn in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Thy favors, Lord, surprise our souls.