Sun, Moon, and Stars, Praise Ye the Lord (Gunn, Barnabas)

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Engraver M. Broome
Publisher. Info. Birmingham: T. Aris, 1742.
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Work Title A Lyrick Poem by Dr. Watts
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Composer Gunn, Barnabas
Text Incipit Fairest of all the lights above
First Publication. 1742
Librettist Isaac Watts (1674-1748)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, continuo (Gunn specifies: Treble, Counter-Tenor, Bass, with Organ or Harpsichord, and Cello)

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In the preface Gunn says this piece was written in imitation of Galliard's Hymn of Adam and Eve.