Wilmington (Elkanah Dare)

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  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2019-09-19)   CPDL #55386:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-09-19).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 3 pages, 81 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Two sections re-barred. Notes in four-shape format, as published in 1813. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Wilmington
First Line: Hark! the herald angels sing
Composer: Elkanah Dare
Lyricist: Charles Wesley

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 77. 77

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1813 in Wyeth's Repository, Part Second

Description: Words by Charles Wesley, 1739, amended by George Whitefield, 1753, with eight stanzas. Dare used parts of he first four stanzas in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Hark! the herald angels sing.