Funeral Anthem (William Billings)
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-09-12). Score information: Letter, 1 page, 70 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1778.
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-09-12). Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 72 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).
Title: Funeral Anthem
First Line: I heard a great voice
Composer: William Billings
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred, Anthem, Burial service
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1778 in The Singing Master's Assistant
Description: First published in The Singing-Master's Assistant, 1778, pp. 52-53. Words based on Revelation Chapter 14.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at I heard a voice from heaven.
Book of Common Prayer
King James Version, Rev. 14:13