Messiah (1813) (Anonymous)

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  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2019-09-14)   CPDL #55340:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-09-14).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 46 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Transcribed from Wyeth's Repository, Part Second. Notes in four-shape format, as originally published in 1813-1816. The first stanza of Granade's hymn included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Messiah (1813)
First Line: The Son of man they did betray
Composer: Anonymous
Lyricist: John Granade

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: TB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 88. 86. 88. 886

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1813 in Wyeth's Repository, Part Second

Description: Words by John Granade, 1894, with eight stanzas. The same folk hymn or folk song was arranged by Ananias Davisson in Kentucky Harmony in 1816; Davisson's 1816 arrangement (with some minor modifications) can be found in Southern Harmony, 1835, p. 168.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at The Son of man they did betray.