Tennessee (Oliver Holden)

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  • (Posted 2015-07-24)   CPDL #36234:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-24).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1796. The other four stanzas of Watts' hymn added below. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-07-24)   CPDL #36233:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-24).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 67 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape), otherwise as written in 1796. The other four stanzas of Watts' hymn added below.

General Information

Title: Tennessee
First Line: Give me the wings of faith to rise
Composer: Oliver Holden
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1796 in The Union Harmony Ed. 2, p. 101

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 140, Book 2, in five stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Give me the wings of faith to rise.