How can I keep from singing (Robert Lowry)

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  • (Posted 2024-04-07)  CPDL #80023:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2024-04-07).   Score information: A5, 1 page, 37 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: This is the arrangement of CPDL 54925, transposed into two staffs; in F major. All three 1868 stanzas included.
  • (Posted 2024-04-07)  CPDL #80022:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2024-04-07).   Score information: A5, 1 page, 38 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Bright Jewels for the Sunday School, 1869; in G major. Words by Pauline T., 1868, all three stanzas included.
  • (Posted 2019-07-29)  CPDL #54925:       
Editor: John Christensen (submitted 2019-07-29).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 253 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Arrangement (by ?) for SATB in four staffs.
  • (Posted 2012-01-24)  CPDL #25460:       
Editor: Glenn O'Brien (submitted 2012-01-24).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 13 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Public domain, courtesy of the Cyber Hymnal.

General Information

Title: How Can I Keep From Singing
Composer: Robert Lowry
Lyricist: Pauline T.

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 87. 87. D

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1860
Description: Music by Robert Lowry in 1869, which was reprinted in several Christian hymnbooks in the 19th and 20th centuries; words published August 7, 1868, in The New York Observer, titled "Always Rejoicing", attributed to "Pauline T.". There have been many rearrangements and revisions of both music and words from the middle 20th century on.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at How can I keep from singing?.