Union (Alexander Gillet)

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  • (Posted 2018-02-13)   CPDL #48804:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-02-13).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 69 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1781. All six stanzas of Watts' hymn included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-02-13)   CPDL #48803:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-02-13).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 53 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All six stanzas of Watts' hymn included.

General Information

Title: Union
First Line: Once more, my soul, the rising day
Composer: Alexander Gillet
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1781 in A Select number of plain Tunes (Andrew Law), p. 13
without words

Description: Words supplied in Andrew Law's Rudiments of Music, 1794: Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 6 of Book 2, with six stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Once more, my soul, the rising day.