Strong Hope (Stephen Jenks)

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  • (Posted 2016-04-10)   CPDL #39265:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-04-10).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 68 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Five more stanzas from Cennick's hymn included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-04-10)   CPDL #39264:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-04-10).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 68 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Five more stanzas from Cennick's hymn included.

General Information

Title: Strong Hope
First Line: Jesus, my all, to heaven is gone
Composer: Stephen Jenks
Lyricist: John Cennick

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1818 in The Harmony of Zion, p. 48

Description: Words by: (1) John Cennick, 1740, with eight stanzas; (2) Thomas Ken, 1695. The stanzas of Cennick's hymn is mixed with Ken's Doxology in a fashion very similar to Benjamin Milgrove in 1768.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Jesus, my all, to heaven is gone and Awake, my soul, and with the sun.