Drop down, ye heavens (George Alexander Macfarren)

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  • (Posted 2019-03-10)   CPDL #53509:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2019-03-10).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 59 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Drop down, ye heavens
Composer: George Alexander Macfarren
Source of text: Isaiah 45:8

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredIntroit for Advent

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 1866 in Introits for the Holy Days and Seasons of the English Church, no. 2


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Original text and translations

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Drop down, ye heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness:
let the earth open, and let them bring forth salvation. Amen.