Golgotha (William Billings)

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  • CPDL #32661:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-08-10).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 36 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval-note edition.
  • CPDL #32662:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-08-10).   Score information: Letter (landscape), 1 page, 36 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Golgotha
First Line: Hark! From the tombs a doleful sound
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1781 in The Psalm-Singer's Amusement

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 63 in Book 2.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Hark! From the tombs a doleful sound.