Edenvale (Samuel Holyoke)

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  • (Posted 2019-04-06)   CPDL #53892:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-04-06).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 72 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Four-part version; Counter part by B. C. Johnston, 2019. Three more stanzas included, from Alline's hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2019-04-06)   CPDL #53891:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-04-06).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 49 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Four-part version; Counter part by B. C. Johnston, 2019. Three more stanzas included, from Alline's hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Edenvale
First Line: Too mean this little globe for me
Composer: Samuel Holyoke
Lyricist: Henry Alline

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 886. 886

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1791 in Harmonia Americana for three voices: Tenor-Treble-Bass

Description: Words by Henry Alline, 1786, the third stanza (of six) from a hymn entitled Soaring away with life divine.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at One spark, O God, of heavenly fire.