Invitation (Oliver Brownson)

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Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-01-02).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 72 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Lightly edited. All seven stanzas of Hart's hymn included.
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-01-02).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 72 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All seven stanzas included.

General Information

Title: Invitation
First Line: Come, ye sinners, poor and wretched
Composer: Oliver Brownson
Lyricist: Joseph Hart

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 87. 87. 47

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1783 in Brownson's Select Harmony, p. 45

Description: Words by Joseph Hart, 1759, in seven stanzas, amended by Augustus Toplady, 1776.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Come, ye sinners, poor and wretched.