Funeral (Samuel Wakefield)

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  • (Posted 2023-12-30)  CPDL #78543:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2023-12-30).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 46 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from The Christian's Harp, 1837. Two more double-C. M. stanzas included. Notes in four-shape format, as originally published 1832-1837.

General Information

Title: Funeral
First Line: Stoop down, my thoughts, that use to rise
Composer: Samuel Wakefield
Lyricist: Isaac Watts
Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: TrTB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 86. 86. D (C.M.D.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1832 in The Christian's Harp, Edition 2?, p. A13
    2nd published: 1841 in The Christian's Harp, Edition 6, p. A13
Description: First published in The Christian's Harp, Edition 2?, 1835, the first edition to have an appendix. Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 28 of Book 2, with six (C. M.) stanzas. Wakefield used the first two stanzas as one (C. M. D.) stanza in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Stoop down, my thoughts, that use to rise.