Hartford (Amos Bull)

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  • (Posted 2015-07-05)   CPDL #35982:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-05).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 66 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Six more stanzas from Wesley's 1746 hymn added below. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-07-05)   CPDL #35981:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-05).   Score information: Unknown, 2 pages, 67 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Six other stanzas from Wesley's 1746 hymn added below.

General Information

Title: Hartford
First Line: Hail the day that saw Him rise
Composer: Amos Bull
Lyricist: Charles Wesley

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SSTB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 77. 77

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1795 in The Responsary, pp. 41-42

Description: Words by Charles Wesley, 1739, revised by Wesley in 1746. Bull used four stanzas from Wesley's 1746 hymn in his composition: stanzas one and two in his repeated first section; stanza four in a duet for trebles, and stanza six in his final four-part section.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Hail the day that sees Him rise.