Sandusky (Samuel Holyoke)

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  • (Posted 2016-11-24)   CPDL #42034:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-11-24).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 100 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. All five stanzas of Rippon's version of the hymn included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-11-24)   CPDL #42033:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-11-24).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 107 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All six stanzas of Rippon's version of the hymn included.

General Information

Title: Sandusky
First Line: Lo, he comes, in clouds descending
Composer: Samuel Holyoke
Lyricists: John Cennick and Charles Wesley , Martin Madan, John Rippon

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: SacredAnthem   Meter: 87. 87. 47

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1795 in The American Compiler

Description:

Description: Words most by Charles Wesley, 1758, which was a reworking of John Cennick, 1752; and amended by Martin Madan, 1760, and John Rippon, 1787. Holyoke amended the first line, writing "in clouds descending" rather than "with clouds descending."

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Lo, he comes with clouds descending.