Hallelujah (William Walker)
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-08-11). Score information: Letter, 1 page, 52 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as originally published in 1835. Four-part version, as amended by Walker in 1867. Three more half-stanzas included, chosen from Wesley's hymn if they fit the meter of the music.
First published: 1835 in Southern Harmony, p. 107, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass; Walker added an Alto part when he revised it in 1867, in his Christian Harmony, p. 157
Description: Words to the stanzas by Charles Wesley, 1759, Funeral Hymns No. 3, with nine stanzas of meter 86. 86. D (C.M.D.). Walker used the first half of Wesley's first stanza in his composition, modifying the words slightly.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at And let this feeble body fail.
Charles Wesley, 1759
William Walker, 1835