Fernay (Samuel Holyoke)

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  • (Posted 2016-10-16)   CPDL #41445:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-10-16).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 56 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1791. Another pair of stanzas included, from Watts' hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-10-16)   CPDL #41444:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-10-16).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 37 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Treble and tenor parts exchanged. Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' hymn.

General Information

Title: Fernay
First Line: Glory to God the Father's name
Composer: Samuel Holyoke
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1791 in Harmonia Americana, p. 52.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1720, his Hymn 27 of Book 3, with four stanzas. Holyoke used the first two stanzas of Watts' hymn in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Glory to God the Father's name.