Mount Moriah (Amos Pilsbury)

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  • (Posted 2018-01-18)   CPDL #48461:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-01-18).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 47 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. A few edits. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-01-18)   CPDL #48460:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-01-18).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 53 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added. A few small edits.

General Information

Title: Mount Moriah
First Line: Behold the Lamb of God
Composer: Amos Pilsbury
Lyricist: Anonymous

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 66. 66. 78

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1799 in Pilsbury's The United States Sacred Harmony, p. 108

Description: Words by an anonymous author, apparently only appearing in this publication. One stanza printed.

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

Behold the Lamb of God,
Extended on the tree;
Behold the streams of blood,
Those streams were shed for me.
All nations* shake, the saints arise,
And all the skies in darkness mourn.

 *. Treble line has "All nature…"