Now can my soul in God rejoice (J. West)

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  • CPDL #31372:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2014-02-25).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 45 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The alto part is printed in the alto clef in the source. The original time signature is retorted time. The soprano note in bar 9, given here as an A, is printed in the source as the G a tone lower. Only the first verse of the text is given in the source: the two subsequent verses have been added editorially.
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General Information

Title: Now can my soul in God rejoice
Composer: J. West
Tune: Exeter
Lyricist: Henry Alline

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1807 in the second edition of Elisha West's The Musical Concert, Northampton [MA], p. 22

Description: It is one of 18 tunes in that collection attributed in the contents list to J. West. Hymn Tune Index tune number 12307.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Now can my soul in God rejoice.