Messiah (Alexander Gillet)

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  • (Posted 2019-12-03)   CPDL #56159:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-12-03).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 59 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Grace notes omitted throughout. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Messiah
First Line: Go, worship at Immanuel's feet
Composer: Alexander Gillet
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1795 in The New York Collection of Sacred Harmony

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1707, Hymn 146 of Book 1, with seventeen stanzas. Gillet used the first and last stanzas of Watts' hymn in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Go, worship at Immanuel's feet.