Sun (Oliver Holden)

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  • (Posted 2016-02-22)   CPDL #38640:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-02-22).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 66 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1800. All nine stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-02-22)   CPDL #38639:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-02-22).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 65 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All nine stanzas included.

General Information

Title: Sun
First Line: Fairest of all the lights above
Composer: Oliver Holden
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1800 in Plain Psalmody, p. 11, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1706, entitled Sun, Moon, and Stars, Praise Ye the Lord, with nine stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Fairest of all the lights above.