Compassion (Stephen Jenks)

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  • (Posted 2016-04-30)   CPDL #39483:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-04-30).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. All three stanzas of Beddome's hymn included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-04-30)   CPDL #39481:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-04-30).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All three stanzas included from Beddome's hymn.

General Information

Title: Compassion
First Line: Did Christ for sinners die
Composer: Stephen Jenks
Lyricist: Benjamin Beddome

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1818 in The Harmony of Zion, p. 39

Description: Words by Benjamin Beddome, 1779, in three stanzas. Jenks altered Beddome's first line, from "Did Christ o'er sinners weep" to "Did Christ for sinners die."

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Did Christ o'er sinners weep.