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==Music files==
 
==Music files==
 
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*{{PostedDate|2019-09-29}} {{CPDLno|55463}} [[Media:HappinessWyeth1813a.pdf|{{pdf}}]] [[Media:HappinessWyeth1813a.mid|{{mid}}]] [[Media:HappinessWyeth1813a.mxl|{{XML}}]]
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*{{PostedDate|2019-09-29}} {{CPDLno|55463}} [[Media:HappinessWyeth1813a.pdf|{{pdf}}]] [[Media:HappinessWyeth1813a.mid|{{mid}}]] [[Media:HappinessWyeth1813a.mxl|{{XML}}]] [[Media:HappinessWyeth1813a.mscz|{{Muse3}}]]
{{Editor|Barry Johnston|2019-09-29}}{{ScoreInfo|Unknown|1|59}}{{Copy|Public Domain}}
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{{Editor|Barry Johnston|2019-09-29}}{{ScoreInfo|7 x 10 inches (landscape)|1|59}}{{Copy|Public Domain}}
 
:'''Edition notes:''' Note in four shape format, as published in 1813. Ends of second and fourth lines changed from quarter-notes to half-notes. The first stanza of Wesley's hymn included. {{MXL}}
 
:'''Edition notes:''' Note in four shape format, as published in 1813. Ends of second and fourth lines changed from quarter-notes to half-notes. The first stanza of Wesley's hymn included. {{MXL}}
  
 
==General Information==
 
==General Information==
 
'''Title:''' ''Happiness''<br>
 
'''Title:''' ''Happiness''<br>
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{{FirstLine|O how happy are they Who their Savior obey}}
 
{{Composer|Anonymous}}
 
{{Composer|Anonymous}}
 
{{Lyricist|Charles Wesley}}
 
{{Lyricist|Charles Wesley}}
  
 
{{Voicing|2|TB}}<br>
 
{{Voicing|2|TB}}<br>
{{Genre|Sacred|Unknown}}
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{{Genre|Sacred|}} &nbsp; {{meter|669. 669}} (mostly; see below)
 
{{Language|English}}
 
{{Language|English}}
 
{{Instruments|A cappella}}
 
{{Instruments|A cappella}}
 
{{Pub|1|1813|in ''[[Wyeth's Repository, Part Second]]''.}}
 
{{Pub|1|1813|in ''[[Wyeth's Repository, Part Second]]''.}}
  
'''Description:''' A folk hymn (Lowens 1964). First published as ''Happiness'' in ''Wyeth's Repository, Part Second'' (1813) for two parts, Tenor-Bass. As ''Exultation'', a Treble part was added in Joseph Funk's ''A Compilation of Genuine Church Music'' (1835) (which later was retitled ''Harmonia Sacra''); in its thirteenth edition (1869) an Alto part was added. See Exultation (Anonymous) for a four-part version. Words by [[Charles Wesley]], 1749, ''Hymns and Sacred Poems'' No. 65, with ten stanzas.
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'''Description:''' A folk hymn (Lowens 1964). First published as ''Happiness'' in ''Wyeth's Repository, Part Second'' (1813) for two parts, Tenor-Bass. As ''Exultation'', a Treble part was added in Joseph Funk's ''A Compilation of Genuine Church Music'' (1835) (which later was retitled ''Harmonia Sacra''); in its thirteenth edition (1869) an Alto part was added. See Exultation (Anonymous) for a four-part version. Words by [[Charles Wesley]], 1749, ''Hymns and Sacred Poems'' No. 65, with ten stanzas. Meter varies from 569. 569 through 569. 669 to {{CiteCat|669. 669}}.
  
 
'''External websites:'''  
 
'''External websites:'''  
  
 
==Original text and translations==
 
==Original text and translations==
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{{LinkText|How happy are they Who the Savior obey}}
  
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[[Category:Folk hymns]]
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[[Category:Four-shape note editions]]
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[[Category:4-part choral music]]
 
[[Category:Sheet music]]
 
[[Category:Sheet music]]
 
[[Category:Classical music]]
 
[[Category:Classical music]]

Revision as of 01:40, 29 September 2019

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Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-09-29).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 59 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note in four shape format, as published in 1813. Ends of second and fourth lines changed from quarter-notes to half-notes. The first stanza of Wesley's hymn included. MusicXML source file(s) in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Happiness
First Line: O how happy are they Who their Savior obey
Composer: Anonymous
Lyricist: Charles Wesley

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: TB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 669. 669 (mostly; see below)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1813 in Wyeth's Repository, Part Second

Description: A folk hymn (Lowens 1964). First published as Happiness in Wyeth's Repository, Part Second (1813) for two parts, Tenor-Bass. As Exultation, a Treble part was added in Joseph Funk's A Compilation of Genuine Church Music (1835) (which later was retitled Harmonia Sacra); in its thirteenth edition (1869) an Alto part was added. See Exultation (Anonymous) for a four-part version. Words by Charles Wesley, 1749, Hymns and Sacred Poems No. 65, with ten stanzas. Meter varies from 569. 569 through 569. 669 to 669. 669.

External websites:

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at How happy are they Who the Savior obey.