- (Posted 2019-09-29) CPDL #55463:
- 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.
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.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at How happy are they Who the Savior obey.