Christian's Hope (Samuel Babcock)

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  • (Posted 2016-05-20)   CPDL #39707:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-05-20).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 69 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1803. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-05-20)   CPDL #39706:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-05-20).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 70 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Christian's Hope
First Line: Hear what the voice from heaven proclaims
Composer: Samuel Babcock
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1803 in Babcock's The Middlesex Harmony, Second Edition, pp. 107-108.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1706, Hymn 18 of Book 1, with three stanzas. Babcock used all three stanzas in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Hear what the voice from heaven proclaims.