Aspiration (Jacob French)

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  • (Posted 2018-01-23)   CPDL #48533:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-01-23).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 60 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1789. Another stanza of Wesley's hymn included; the other two stanzas don't fit the music. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-01-23)   CPDL #48532:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-01-23).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 61 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Another stanza of Wesley's hymn included; the other two stanzas don't fit the music.

General Information

Title: Aspiration
First Line: Weary world, when will it end
Composer: Jacob French
Lyricist: Charles Wesley

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 77. 77. 77

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1789 in The New American Melody, pp. 39-40.

Description: Words by Charles Wesley, 1747, Redemption Hymns No. 30, with four stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Weary world, when will it end.