Solemn Song (Elisha West)

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  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2020-01-08)   CPDL #56577:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-01-08).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 49 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval notes. Four staves (Tr-Co-T-B) reduced to two (S-A-T-B): old Tenor becomes Soprano, old Counter becomes Alto, old Treble becomes Tenor and Bass remains. A second stanza included, comprising two stanzas from anonymous additions to John Peck's poem, first published ca. 1808. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2020-01-08)   CPDL #56576:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-01-08).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 50 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). A second stanza included, comprising two stanzas from anonymous additions to John Peck's poem, first published ca. 1808. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Solemn Song
First Line: Here is a song, which doth belong
Composer: Elisha West
Lyricist: John Peck

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1802 in The Musical Concert, Edition 1

Description: Words in West's composition are the two stanzas by John Peck, 1794.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Here is a song, which doth belong.