Berlin (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2007-12-12)  CPDL #15648:  Network.png
Editor: Michael Lauer (submitted 2007-12-12).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 89 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Berlin
First Line: He dies, the heavenly lover dies
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1781 in The Psalm-Singer's Amusement
Description: This setting was published on pp. 3-4 of William Billings' The Psalm-Singer's Amusement, Boston: 1781. Hymn Tune Index tune number 4212. Words by Isaac Watts, 1706, Horae Lyricae, entitled Christ dying, rising, and reigning.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at He dies! The heavenly lover dies.