Assiduity (Abijah Forbush)

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Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2021-10-09).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 38 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Walter Janes' The Massachusetts Harmony, 1803. The fifth and sixth stanzas included.
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2021-10-09).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 48 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Transcribed from Walter Janes' The Massachusetts Harmony, 1803. The fifth and sixth stanzas included.

General Information

Title: Assiduity
First Line: Be this my one great business here
Composer: Abijah Forbush
Lyricist: Charles Wesley
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 886. 886

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1803
Description: Words by Charles Wesley, 1749, Hymns and Sacred Poems Volume 1, Hymn 7, with six stanzas. Forbush used the fifth stanza in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Thou God of glorious majesty.