Emmaus (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2013-06-25)  CPDL #29517:        (Finale 2011)
Editor: Elizabeth Pauly (submitted 2013-06-25).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 81 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Emmaus
First Line: When Jesus wept a falling tear
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: William Billings

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1778 in The Singing Master's Assistant

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Original text and translations

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When Jesus wept a falling tear
In mercy flow’d beyond all bound,
When Jesus groan’d, a trembling fear
Seiz’d all the guilty world around.