Sweet Rivers (William Moore)

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  • (Posted 2018-07-02)   CPDL #50352:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-07-02).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: As arranged by William Hauser, 1848, for four voices. Notes in four-shape format, as published in 1848. Seven stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-07-02)   CPDL #50351:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-07-02).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 53 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Arranged by William Walker, 1835. Notes in four-shape format, as written in 1835. Seven stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-07-02)   CPDL #50347:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-07-02).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 52 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as originally published in 1826. Seven stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Sweet Rivers
First Line: Sweet rivers of redeeming love
Composer: William Moore
Lyricist: John Granade

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: Sacred &nbsp: Meter: 86. 86. D (C.M.D.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1825 in Columbian Harmony, p. 135, for three parts: Treble-Tenor-Bass
  2nd published: 1835 in Southern Harmony
  3rd published: 1844 in The Sacred Harp
  4th published: 1848 in The Hesperian Harp
  5th published: 1867 in Walker's The Christian Harmony

Description: Words by John A. Granade, 1804, with seven or eight stanzas. This tune was revised by William Walker in his Southern Harmony, 1835, p. 166, for three parts; and reproduced in The Sacred Harp, p. 61, 1844 to the present. William Hauser revised it and added an Alto part in his Hesperian Harp, 1848; and Hauser's four-part tune was reprinted in William Walker's Christian Harmony, 1867. Hauser's Alto part was added to The Sacred Harp after 1911.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Sweet rivers of redeeming love.