Tunis (Samuel Holyoke)

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  • (Posted 2020-03-18)  CPDL #57575:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-03-18).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 68 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: As written in 1791.

General Information

Title: Tunis
First Line: All-glorious God, what hymns of praise
Composer: Samuel Holyoke
Lyricist: Philip Doddridge

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1791 in Harmonia Americana
Description: A long, anthem-like set piece. Begins and ends in D Major, with a middle section in D (harmonic) minor. Words by Philip Doddridge, published 1755, with five stanzas. Holyoke used all five stanzas in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at All-glorious God, what hymns of praise.