Orleans (Samuel Holyoke)

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  • (Posted 2020-02-27)  CPDL #57243:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-02-27).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 61 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Grace notes replaced with normal notes. Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' poem.
  • (Posted 2020-02-27)  CPDL #57242:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-02-27).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 56 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Grace notes replaced with normal notes. Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' poem.

General Information

Title: Orleans
First Line: Eternal power! whose high abode
Composer: Samuel Holyoke
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1791 in Harmonia Americana

Description: Words by Isaac Watts in Horae Lyricae, 1706, with six stanzas; altered by John Wesley, 1743, to five stanzas. Holyoke used the first two stanzas of John Wesley's version in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Eternal power! Whose high abode.