Sweet rivers (William Hauser)

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  • (Posted 2018-07-02)   CPDL #50352:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-07-02).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as published in 1826, 1835, and 1848. Seven stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Sweet Rivers
First Line: Sweet rivers of redeeming love
Arranger: William Hauser
Lyricist: John Granade

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1848 in The Hesperian Harp.

Description: Composed by William Moore, published in his Columbian Harmony, 1826. It was revised by William Walker in his Southern Harmony, 1835, p. 166, for three parts; and in The Sacred Harp, p. 61, 1844 to the present. William Hauser revised it slightly and added an Alto part in 1848 as above; and Hauser's four-part tune was reprinted in William Walker's Christian Harmony, 1867. Hauser's Alto part was added to The Sacred Harp in 1911. Words by John Granade, 1805, with seven or eight stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Sweet rivers of redeeming love.