Messiah (Alexander Gillet)

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  • (Posted 2019-12-03)  CPDL #56159:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-12-03).   Score information: Unknown, 2 pages, 59 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Grace notes omitted throughout. MusicXML source file(s) in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Messiah
Composer: Alexander Gillet
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB

Genre: SacredUnknown

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1795 in The New York Collection of Sacred Harmony

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1707, Hymn 146 of Book 1, with seventeen stanzas. Gillet used the first and last stanzas of Watts' hymn in his composition.

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