New-Jerusalem (Oliver Holden)

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  • (Posted 2015-10-01)   CPDL #37017:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-10-01).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 61 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1793. All eight stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-10-01)   CPDL #37016:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-10-01).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 67 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added. All eight stanzas included.

General Information

Title: New-Jerusalem
First Line: Hark! the herald angels sing
Composer: Oliver Holden
Lyricist: Charles Wesley

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 77. 77

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1793 in The Union Harmony, p. 96

Description: Words by Charles Wesley, 1739, as amended by George Whitefield, 1753; Whitefield's version has eight stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Hark! the herald angels sing.