Hope (Oliver Holden)

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  • (Posted 2015-04-20)   CPDL #35154:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-04-20).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 77 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Three more pairs of stanzas from Watts' hymn added below.
  • (Posted 2015-04-20)   CPDL #35153:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-04-20).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 82 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Three more pairs of stanzas from Watts' hymn added below.

General Information

Title: Hope
First Line: O, the delights, the heavenly joys
Composer: Oliver Holden
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1793 in The Union Harmony, Vol. 1, p, 106

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, his Hymn 91 of Book 2. Holden uses the first two stanzas of Watts' hymn in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at O, the delights, the heavenly joys.