I send the joys of earth away (W. J. White)

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  • (Posted 2014-11-27)  CPDL #33506:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2014-11-27).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 45 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The time signature in the source is retorted time. The order of staves in the source is Tenor - Alto - Soprano - Bass, with the alto and tenor parts given in the treble clef an octave above sounding pitch. The Soprano and Bass staves are bracketed together and a keyboard accompaniment is indicated between these parts with small notes: this keyboard accompaniment has been omitted from the present edition. In addition to the first verse of the text, which is given in the source, subsequent verses of the text have here been provided editorially.

General Information

Title: I send the joys of earth away
Composer: W. J. White
Tune: Norbury
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1820 in The Sacred Herald, p. 42

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at I send the joys of earth away.