The Good Physician (William Walker)

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  • (Posted 2018-06-22)  CPDL #50263:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-06-22).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 44 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The 1867 re-arrangement for four voices of the tune. Notes in four-shape format, as published in 1835 (notes in Walker's 1867 book are in seven-shape format). All five stanzas of Newton's hymn included.

General Information

Title: The Good Physician
First Line: How lost was my condition
Arranger: William Walker
Lyricist: John Newton (hymnwriter)

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 76. 76. D

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1835 in Southern Harmony, Edition 1
    2nd published: 1867 in William Walker's The Christian Harmony
Description: First published in Southern Harmony, 1835, p. 49, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass; tune slightly re-arranged and Alto part added by William Walker in 1867. Words by John Newton, 1779, with five stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at How lost was my condition.