Billings Songs


Alternate Title: 

Five Songs after melodies by William Billings (1746-1800)

Year Authored (or revised): 



voice and piano

Duration (min): 



There is a Land of Pure Delight (Jordan)
David's Lamentation
The Rose of Sharon
A Virgin Unspotted (Judea)
Let Tyrants Shake their Iron Rod (Chester)

Text Source/Author: 

Bible and various 18th century hymns

Five songs for voice and piano after melodies by William Billings (1746-1800).  The vocal melodies are by Billings (with some alterations), but the harmonies, accompaniments, and musical settings are by Karl Kroeger.  This collection provides solo singers with some of Billings's best and most famous melodies, otherwise available only in choral settings.

Print Edition Price: 

$16.95 two scores for perf; $9.95 single score
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