Sweet Harmony (William Walker)

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  • (Posted 2018-06-22)   CPDL #50253:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-06-22).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 46 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as originally published in 1835. All seven (double) stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Sweet Harmony
First Line: O tell me no more of this world's vain store
Composer: William Walker
Lyricist: John Gambold

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 10 11. 10 11

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1835 in Southern Harmony, p. 59, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass; Alto part written by William Walker in his Christian Harmony, 1867

Description: Words by John Gambold, 1742, with fourteen stanzas in meter 55. 65. Walker combined two of Gambold's stanzas in each of his, and combined the lines, to make seven stanzas of 10 11. 10 11.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at O tell me no more.