Sudbury (1794) (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2016-03-25)   CPDL #38988:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-03-25).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 87 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Two more pairs of stanzas included from Peck's hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-03-25)   CPDL #38987:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-03-25).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 89 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more pairs of stanzas included from Peck's hymn.

General Information

Title: Sudbury (1794)
First Line: What if the saint must die
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: John Peck

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1794 in The Continental Harmony, p. 69

Description: Words by John Peck, 1773, in six stanzas. Billings used the first two stanzas of Peck's hymn in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at What if the saint must die.