Hopkinton (William Billings)

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Editor: Michael Lauer (submitted 2007-12-14).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 74 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Hopkinton
First Line: Lo, he cometh; countless trumpets
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: John Cennick

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1794 in The Continental Harmony
Description: Published on p144 of The Continental Harmony (Boston: 1794). While Billings attributes the text to George Whitefield, it is by John Cennick.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Lo, he comes with clouds descending.