The glories of our birth and state (Samuel Wesley)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2022-10-09).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 268 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download.

General Information

Title: The glories of our birth and state
Composer: Samuel Wesley
Lyricist: James Shirley
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description: Wesley noted that he completed this setting on October 15th, 1799. It is uncertain whether he intended its use as a serious glee, or as a hymn.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at The glories of our birth and state.