Westminster (Nehemiah Shumway)

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  • (Posted 2015-06-08)   CPDL #35678:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-06-08).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 80 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-06-08)   CPDL #35677:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-06-08).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 81 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Westminster
First Line: Thou great and sovereign Lord of all
Composer: Nehemiah Shumway
Lyricist: Anonymous

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1793 in Shumway's The American Harmony, p. 118

Description: Words

by an unknown author, unattributed in 1793, but unknown before 1793 -- perhaps by Shumway.

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

Thou great and sovereign Lord of all,
Whom heavenly hosts obey;
Around whose throne dread thunders roll,
And livid lightnings play.