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  • (Posted 1999-08-06)  CPDL #00031:        (Finale 1998)
Editor: Rafael Ornes (submitted 1999-08-06).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 35 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Boston
Composer: William Billings

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB

Genre: Sacred   Meter: 86. 86. D (C.M.D.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1778 in The Singing Master's Assistant
Description: Singing Master's Assistant

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Original text and translations

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Me thinks I see a heav'nly host
of Angels on the wing,
Me thinks I hear their cheerful tones
So merrily they sing:
Let all your fears be banished hence,
Glad tidings we proclaim.
For there's a Saviour born today,
and Jesus is his name.