Restoration (Hezekiah Moors)

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  • (Posted 2018-08-30)   CPDL #51067:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-08-30).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 60 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Four-part version: Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2018. Grace eighth-notes replaced with normal eighth notes. Another pair of stanzas included (seven and eight) from Wesley's hymn, that match the meter of the music. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-08-30)   CPDL #51065:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-08-30).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Four-part version: Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2018. Grace eighth-notes replaced with normal eighth notes. Another pair of stanzas included (seven and eight) from Wesley's hymn, that match the meter of the music. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Restoration
First Line: Ye heavens rejoice in Jesus' grace
Composer: Hezekiah Moors
Lyricist: Charles Wesley

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 10 10. 11 11

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1809 in The Province Harmony, pp. 108-109, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass

Description: Words by Charles Wesley, 1749, from Hymns and Sacred Poems, Volume 1, Hymn 3, entitled The Forty-Fourth Chapter of Isaiah, Part 2, with eighteen stanzas. Most of this part of the hymn has meter 88. 88 (L.M.); but stanzas five through eight have meter 10 10. 11 11, the meter of Moors' music. Moors used stanzas five and six in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Thou, only thou my servant art.