Restoration (Hezekiah Moors)

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Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-08-30).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 60 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Four-part version: Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2018. Grace eighth-notes replaced with normal eighth notes. Another pair of stanzas included (seven and eight) from Wesley's hymn, that match the meter of the music.
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-08-30).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Four-part version: Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2018. Grace eighth-notes replaced with normal eighth notes. Another pair of stanzas included (seven and eight) from Wesley's hymn, that match the meter of the music.

General Information

Title: Restoration
First Line: Ye heavens rejoice in Jesus' grace
Composer: Hezekiah Moors
Lyricist: Charles Wesley

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 10 10. 11 11

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1809 in The Province Harmony, pp. 108-109, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass

Description: Words by Charles Wesley, 1749, from Hymns and Sacred Poems, Volume 1, Hymn 3, entitled The Forty-Fourth Chapter of Isaiah, Part 2, with eighteen stanzas. Most of this part of the hymn has meter 88. 88 (L.M.); but stanzas five through eight have meter 10 10. 11 11, the meter of Moors' music. Moors used stanzas five and six in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Thou, only thou my servant art.