Morning Hymn (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2009-05-11)  CPDL #19456:  Network.png
Editor: Michael Lauer (submitted 2009-05-11).   Score information: Letter (landscape), 2 pages, 72 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Morning Hymn
First Line: Once more, my soul, the rising day
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts , from "Hymns and Spiritual Songs Book II", Hymn 6

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1794 in The Continental Harmony
Description: This tune was first published on p68 of William Billings' The Continental Harmony, Boston: 1794. Hymn Tune Index tune number 6714.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Once more, my soul, the rising day.