Victory (Walter Janes)

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  • (Posted 2016-08-06)   CPDL #40659:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-08-06).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 74 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. All six stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-08-06)   CPDL #40658:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-08-06).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 74 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All six stanzas included.

General Information

Title: Victory
First Line: Angels, roll the rock away
Composer: Walter Janes
Lyricist: Thomas Scott

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 77. 77

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1807 in The Harmonic Minstrelsey, p. 95

Description: Words by Thomas Scott, 1772, Christ risen, and death vanquished. In Scott's original, this hymn appears in eight stanzas; there are many versions of this hymn. The version used here is from Rippon's Selection, 1792 (six stanzas), because that is the source that Janes often used.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Angels, roll the rock away.