O love divine, how sweet thou art (Samuel Sebastian Wesley)

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  • (Posted 2020-11-15)  CPDL #61404:       
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2020-11-15).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 44 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: The hymn with four-part harmony and underlaid words in the version published in Hymns Ancient & Modern New Standard
  • (Posted 2020-11-15)  CPDL #61403:       
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2020-11-15).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 102 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: The hymn in the version published in Hymns Ancient & Modern New Standard, melody with words.
  • (Posted 2009-12-26)  CPDL #20681:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2009-12-26).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 49 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Revised files uploaded 19/2/21.
  • (Posted 2007-11-13)  CPDL #15405:          
Editor: John Henry Fowler (submitted 2007-11-13).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 25 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: SATB version in English from the Cyber Hymnal™

General Information

Title: O Love divine, how sweet Thou art
Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Tune: Cornwall
Lyricist: Charles Wesley

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 886. 886

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella or keyboard

First published: 1872 in The European psalmist, no. 518, p. 406
  2nd published: 1983 in Hymns Ancient and Modern, New Standard, no. 124
Description: A setting by the composer a hymn by his grandfather, Charles Wesley (1707-88)

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at O love divine, how sweet thou art.