Star in the East (Deodatus Dutton)

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  • (Posted 2019-04-06)   CPDL #53882:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-04-06).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 44 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). As first published in The Christian Lyre, in 1831, presumably arranged by Deodatus Dutton. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-06-13)   CPDL #50106:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-06-13).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 41 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Transcribed from John H. Hickok's Sacred Harp, 1832, p. 140, for two parts: Tenor-Bass. Note heads in four-shape format, as originally published in 1832. All four stanzas added. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Star in the East
First Line: Hail the blest morn, see the great mediator
Arranger: Deodatus Dutton
Lyricist: Reginald Heber

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: TB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 11 10. 11 10 with refrain (11 10.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1831 in The Christian Lyre, for two parts (Tenor-Bass), p. 104

Description: First appears in Joshua Leavitt's The Christian Lyre in 1831 presumably arranged by Deodatus Dutton. Arranged by William Walker in Southern Harmony, 1835, p. 16, for three voices, notes in four-shape format. The tune is a folk hymn from the late eighteenth century (Jackson 1953a, No. 182). Revised by William Hauser in four parts in 1848, and William Walker for four parts in seven-shape format in 1867. Words of the first stanza are by an anonymous author; second through fourth stanzas and chorus by Reginald Heber, 1811.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Hail the blest morn, see the great Mediator and Brightest and best of the sons of the morning.