Lyra Davidica (Various)

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Performances

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Synthesized/MIDI

For Mixed Chorus (Knuth)

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Performers Jürgen Knuth
Publisher Info. Altena: Jürgen Knuth
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Misc. Notes These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.
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Sheet Music

Scores

PDF scanned by Internet Archive
Olmsted (2011/6/5)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Printed for J. Walsh, J. Hare, and P. Randal, 1708.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Mixed Chorus (Knuth)

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ZIP typeset by Jürgen Knuth
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Arranger Jürgen Knuth
Publisher. Info. Altena: Jürgen Knuth
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Misc. Notes English lyrics by Charles Wesley (1707-1788).
German lyrics by Matthias Jorissen (1739-1823).
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General Information

Work Title Lyra Davidica
Alternative. Title Lyra Davidica: Or, A Collection of Divine Songs and Hymns : Partly New Composed, partly Translated from the High-German, and Latin Hymns: And set to easy and pleasant Tunes, for more General Use ; The Musick Engrav'd on Copper plates.
Composer Various
First Publication. 1708
Language English
Dedication Mr. William Patersen
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 2-part harmony (treble & bass; e.g. voices & organ)

Misc. Comments

Notable today as the source of the well-known hymn tune, Easter Hymn, with the first published English translation of the Latin hymn, Jesus Christ Is Risen Today ("Surrexit Christus Hodie").