Pardoning Love (William Walker)

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  • (Posted 2018-08-12)  CPDL #50823:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-08-12).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 46 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as originally published in 1847. Three more pairs of stanzas included from Newton's hymn.

General Information

Title: Pardoning Love
First Line: In evil long I took delight
Composer: William Walker
Lyricist: John Newton (hymnwriter)

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1847 in Southern Harmony, Edition 5, p. 268, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass; Walker added an Alto part in his Christian Harmony, 1867, p. 85
Description: Words by John Newton, 1779, Looking at the Cross, with eight stanzas. Walker used two stanzas of Newton's hymn to one stanza of his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at In evil long I took delight.