Vienna (Elisha West)

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  • (Posted 2020-01-11)  CPDL #56606:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-01-11).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 45 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1802. Words substituted for this edition: Isaac Watts, 1707, Hymn 98 of Book 1, which starts How heavy is the night, with five stanzas. All five stanzas included.
  • (Posted 2020-01-11)  CPDL #56605:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-01-11).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 42 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Words substituted for this edition: Isaac Watts, 1707, Hymn 98 of Book 1, which starts How heavy is the night, with five stanzas. All five stanzas included.

General Information

Title: Vienna
First Line: How heavy is the night
Composer: Elisha West
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1802 in The Musical Concert, Edition 1

Description: Words originally by Isaac Watts, 1709, from Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Hymn 114 of Book 2, which begins Welcome, sweet day of rest.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at How heavy is the night.