Expectation (Solomon Howe)
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-11-14). Score information: Letter, 1 page, 46 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1799. Both stanzas of Howe's hymn included.
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-11-14). Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 66 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Both stanzas of Howe's hymn included.
First Line: My soul, survey the important cause
Composer: Solomon Howe
Lyricist: Solomon Howe
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred Meter: 86. 86. D (C.M.D.)
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1799 in Worshiper's Assistant, 1799, p. 19
Description: Words by Solomon Howe, as explained in the preface to this book, two stanzas.
Original text and translations
1. My soul, survey the important cause
2.This is the most important thing