West End (Oliver Holden)

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  • (Posted 2014-11-01)  CPDL #33262:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-11-01).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 58 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Transcribed from The Union Harmony, 1793.

General Information

Title: West End
First Line: Awake, our souls; away, our fears
Composer: Oliver Holden
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB

Genre: SacredAnthem   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1793 in The Union Harmony, Volume 1, p. 117
Description:  Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, Book 1, Hymn 48. Holden uses all five stanzas of Watts' poem in this composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Awake, our souls; away, our fears.