Olivet (William Smith (compiler))

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  • (Posted 2021-11-12)  CPDL #66677:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2021-11-12).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 42 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as in 1803. Transcribed from The Easy Instructor, 1803. One more stanza included from Occom's hymn.

General Information

Title: Olivet
First Line: On the cold ground methinks I see
Composer: William Smith (compiler)
Lyricist: Samson Occom
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 886. 886

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1803 in The Easy Instructor, Edition 1.2
Description: Words by Samson Occom, 1774, in his Choice Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, entitled "The Sufferings of Christ", with six stanzas. Smith used the second stanza of Occom's hymn in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Throughout the Savior's life we trace.