Knoxville (Reubin Monday)

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  • (Posted 2019-03-24)  CPDL #53670:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-03-24).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 47 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as originally published in 1820. The ten stanzas included as in 1820.

General Information

Title: Knoxville
First Line: Rejoice, my friends, the Lord is King
Composer: Reubin Monday
Lyricist: Anonymous

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredSet piece Meter: 88. 887

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1820 in Supplement to the Kentucky Harmony, Edition 1
Description: A folk hymn (Jackson 1952, no. 296; David Music 1983). This tune was included in William Moore's Columbian Harmony (1825), and in Southern Harmony, p. 142 (1835 ff.) in a three-part version. The Hesperian Harp, p. 232 (1848) has a four-part version. Words by an unknown author, apparently first published in 1813. The 1813 version has sixteen stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Rejoice, my friends, the Lord is King.