Repose (Stephen Jenks)

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  • (Posted 2016-03-31)   CPDL #39150:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-03-31).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 75 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. The other three stanzas of Watts' hymn included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-03-31)   CPDL #39149:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-03-31).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 89 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The other three stanzas of Watts' hymn included.

General Information

Title: Repose
First Line: Our sins, alas! how strong they be
Composer: Stephen Jenks
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1804 in The Delights of Harmony.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 86 of Book 2, in five stanzas. Jenks used 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 Our sins, alas! How strong they be.