Midsummer (William Walker)

From ChoralWiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Music files

L E G E N D Disclaimer How to download
Icon_pdf.gif Pdf
Icon_snd.gif Midi
MusicXML.png MusicXML
MuScor.png MuseScore
File details.gif File details
Question.gif Help
  • (Posted 2018-07-02)  CPDL #50354:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-07-02).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 46 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note in four-shape format, as originally published in 1835, All four stanzas of Newton's hymn included.

General Information

Title: Midsummer
First Line: How tedious and tasteless the hours
Composer: William Walker
Lyricist: John Newton (hymnwriter)

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 88. 88. D (L.M.D.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1835 in Southern Harmony, p. 56, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass
Description: Tune not included in later editions of Southern Harmony. The words by John Newton, 1779, with four stanzas.

External websites:

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at How tedious and tasteless the hours.