Hallelujah (Amos Bull)

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  • (Posted 2015-07-05)   CPDL #35972:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-05).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 175 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Re-formatted 2016-09-13. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-07-05)   CPDL #35971:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-05).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 80 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Four more pairs of stanzas from Watts' paraphrase added below.

General Information

Title: Hallelujah
First Line: Loud hallelujahs to the Lord
Composer: Amos Bull
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SSTB
Genre: SacredAnthem   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1795 in The Responsary, pp. 51-55, voiced for Treble-Treble-Tenor-Bass

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his paraphrase of Psalm 148, Part 2, in twelve stanzas. Bull sets all twelve stanzas to music.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 148.