Amiens (Oliver Holden)

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  • (Posted 2015-03-21)   CPDL #34835:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-03-21).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 66 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Originally published with the first two stanzas of Isaac Watts' hymn; the remaining two added below.
  • (Posted 2015-03-21)   CPDL #34836:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-03-21).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 66 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Originally published with the first two stanzas of Isaac Watts' hymn; the remaining two added below.

General Information

Title: Amiens
First Line: Welcome, sweet day of rest
Composer: Oliver Holden
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1803 in The Charlestown Collection, 1803, pp. 34-35

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 14 of Book 2. Holden's composition incorporates the first two two stanzas of Watts' hymn, so although Watts' hymn is S. M. (66.86.), Holden's composition is S. M. D. (66. 86. 66. 86.).

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Welcome, sweet day of rest.