Ho everyone that thirsts, draw nigh (Zechariah Whelpdale)

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  • (Posted 2014-12-19)   CPDL #33762:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2014-12-19).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 92 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: In the duet in bars 48-71, both sung parts are given on the same staff (which also serves as the organ right-hand part) in the source: they have here been split out, and the combined staff given solely for accompaniment use. The following notes in the duet are printed in the source as small quaver grace notes, and have here been expanded editorially: bar 50, beat 1, B in first treble and G in second treble; bar 58, beat 1, D in first treble; bar 70, beat 1, B in first treble and G in second treble.
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General Information

Title: Ho everyone that thirsts, draw nigh
Composer: Zechariah Whelpdale
Tune: Gospel Invitation
Lyricist: Charles Wesley

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: c1832-1834

Description: This set-piece was published on pp57-60 of Thomas Jarman's The Voice of Melody, London: [c1832-1834], where it is attributed to 'Z. WHELPDALE' and marked with an asterisk, used in that collection to denote pieces which were 'original' (i.e. not previously published).

The parts are identified at the start of the piece as Treble - Alto -Tenor - Bass - Organ: the alto and tenor parts are printed in the treble clef an octave above sounding pitch. The organ accompaniment is written out in full and the left-hand part is not figured.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Ho, everyone that thirsts, draw nigh.