Vienna (Elisha West)

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Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-01-11).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 45 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1802. Words substituted for this edition: Isaac Watts, 1707, Hymn 98 of Book 1, which starts How heavy is the night, with five stanzas. All five stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-01-11).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 42 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Words substituted for this edition: Isaac Watts, 1707, Hymn 98 of Book 1, which starts How heavy is the night, with five stanzas. All five stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Vienna
First Line: How heavy is the night
Composer: Elisha West
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1802 in The Musical Concert, Edition 1

Description: Words originally by Isaac Watts, 1709, from Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Hymn 114 of Book 2, which begins Welcome, sweet day of rest.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at How heavy is the night.