Dedham (William Billings)

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  • CPDL #32809:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-08-30).   Score information: Unknown, 2 pages, 47 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).
  • CPDL #20571:     
Editor: Charles Wingate (submitted 2009-12-01).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 58 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: from The Continental Harmony 1794
  • (Posted 2009-12-06)   CPDL #20557:     
Editor: Charles Wingate (submitted 2009-11-28).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 58 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Edition directly from images of original printing.

General Information

Title: Dedham
First Line: Rejoice, ye shining worlds on high
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts, on Psalm 24

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1794 in The Continental Harmony

Description: This setting was published on pages 95-96 of The Continental Harmony (1794). Hymn Tune Index tune number 6706.

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

Rejoice ye shining worlds on high,
Behold the king of glory nigh.
Who can this king of glory be
The mighty Lord and Saviour’s he.