Mantua (Oliver Holden)

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  • (Posted 2015-08-22)   CPDL #36581:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-08-22).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 42 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1800. Three more pairs of stanzas from Watt' hymn added below. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-08-22)   CPDL #36580:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-08-22).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 41 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Three more pairs of stanzas from Watts' hymn added below.

General Information

Title: Mantua
First Line: A blooming paradise of joy
Composer: Oliver Holden
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1800 in Plain Psalmody, pp. 22-23, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 59 of Book 2. Holden used stanzas four and five 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 that walks the sky.