Hosanna (Walter Janes)

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  • (Posted 2016-07-18)   CPDL #40408:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-07-18).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 74 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1803. Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-07-18)   CPDL #40407:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-07-18).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 75 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' paraphrase.

General Information

Title: Hosanna
First Line: This is the glorious day
Composer: Walter Janes
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1803 in The Massachusetts Harmony, pp. 43-44.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 118, Part 5, in six stanzas. Janes used the fourth and fifth stanzas of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 118.