Desire of Nations (Oliver Holden)

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  • (Posted 2015-08-21)  CPDL #36526:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-08-21).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 81 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Four-part version. Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2015. Oval note edition. Three more pairs of stanzas from Watts' poem added below, selected if they fit the music.
  • (Posted 2015-08-21)  CPDL #36525:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-08-21).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 88 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Four-part version. Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2015. Note shapes added (4-shape). Three more pairs of stanzas added below, selected because they fit the music.

General Information

Title: Desire of Nations
First Line: Ye heavenly gates, loose all your chains
Composer: Oliver Holden
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.) (Watts), Meter: 88. 88. D (L.M.D.) (Holden)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1800 in Plain Psalmody, pp. 58-59, for three parts: Treble-Tenor-Bass

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1706, Lyric Poems, entitled Come, Lord, Jesus, with twelve stanzas. Holden used stanzas three and four in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Come, Lord Jesus (Isaac Watts).