When Jesus Wept

When Jesus Wept
Based upon an 18th century American canon

Music by William Billings / arr. Philip Kern 3-Part (any combination) (with Opt. Soloist) Choral Octavo Item: 00-20925

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One of the most well-known of the early American canons, originally appeared in the New England Psalm Singer. It was written in 1770 by William Billings, a self-taught singing-school teacher and composer who served as choir leader at Old South Church in Boston. In this edition by Philip Kern, the vocal setting retains the simple drama of the original, compellingly underscored by the newly-composed keyboard accompaniment. This outstanding arrangement is appropriate for both school and church choirs and may be performed by mixed or treble voices.

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Series: Jubilate Archive Edition
Composed by: William Billings
Arranged by: Philip Kern
Ensemble: Choir
Voicing: 3-Part (any combination) (with Opt. Soloist)
Format: Choral Octavo
Page Count: 8
Item Number: 00-20925
UPC: 038081198316

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