Dismission (Elkanah Dare)

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  • (Posted 2020-01-14)  CPDL #56644:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-01-14).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 50 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Four-part version. Note shapes added (4-shape). All three stanzas included.

General Information

Title: Dismission
First Line: Lord, dismiss us with thy blesssing
Composer: Elkanah Dare
Lyricist: John Fawcett (hymnwriter)

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 87. 87. 47

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1813 in Wyeth's Repository, Part Second
    2nd published: 1820 in Supplement to the Kentucky Harmony
Description: Composed by Elkanah Dare in 1813 for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass; rearranged by Ananias Davisson in 1820 in his Supplement to the Kentucky Harmony. Words by John Fawcett, 1773, with three stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Lord, dismiss us with thy blessing, Fill our hearts.