Branch of Jesse's stem, arise (John Fawcett)

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  • (Posted 2017-09-08)  CPDL #46268:        (Sibelius 8)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2017-09-08).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 61 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The keyboard accompaniment has been omitted from this edition. Only the first verse of the text is given in the source: the remainder of the text has here been added editiorially. The last word of the second line of verse 1 is given in Fawcett's The Harp of Zion as 'glow': it has here been changed editorially to 'grow', which is the more usual form of the text.

General Information

Title: Branch of Jesse's stem, arise
Composer: John Fawcett
Tune: Ashburton
Lyricist: Charles Wesley

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 76. 76. 78. 76

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1833 in The Harp of Zion, London, p. 20
Description: The order of parts in The Harp of Zion is specified in the first piece in the book as Alto - Tenor - Air - Bass. The Air and Bass are bracketed together, with additional small notes on these staves filling in the harmony of a keyboard accompaniment part which doubles the voices. This accompaniment is marked 'Organ' in the first piece in the book, and is described as 'an Accompaniment for the Organ, &c.' on the title page.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Branch of Jesse's stem, arise.