Tender Thoughts (Oliver Holden)

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  • (Posted 2015-07-16)   CPDL #36108:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-16).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2015. The other four stanzas from Doddridge's hymn added below. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-07-16)   CPDL #36107:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-16).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 68 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2015. The other four stanzas from Doddridge's hymn added below.
  • (Posted 2015-07-16)   CPDL #36106:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-16).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 47 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1800. The other four stanzas from Doddridge's hymn added below. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-07-16)   CPDL #36105:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-16).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 62 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape), otherwise as written in 1800. The other four stanzas from Doddridge's hymn added below.

General Information

Title: Tender Thoughts
First Line: Arise, my tender thoughts, arise
Composer: Oliver Holden
Lyricist: Philip Doddridge

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1800 in Plain Psalmody, p. 30, voiced for three parts: Treble-Tenor-Bass

Description: Words by Philip Doddridge, published in 1755, his Hymn 64, in five stanzas. Holden has modified the first stanza, as shown below.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Arise, my tenderest thoughts, arise.

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1. Arise, my tenderest thoughts, arise, (a)
To torrents melt my streaming eyes; (b)
And thou, my heart, with anguish feel
Those evils which thou canst not heal.
_________
(a) Holden has "my tender thoughts." (b) Holden has "torrents drown my weeping eyes."