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Might I in thy sight appear

composer
British Library Add.MSS14340 & 71107, 1807
author of text

 
A great deal of religious music was written and published for domestic use in the Georgian period. Wesley’s expressive song Might I in thy sight appear is a case in point; it is a setting of verses four and five from his father’s hymn ‘Saviour, Prince of Israel’s race’. It survives in two autograph manuscripts, one with mainly figured bass accompaniment, and the other (discovered by Timothy Roberts just in time for the recording) with a fully written-out keyboard part.

from notes by Peter Holman © 1998

Recordings

Vital Spark of Heav'nly Flame
CDA67020Archive ServiceDownload currently discounted

Details

Track 11 on CDA67020 [3'11] Archive Service

Track-specific metadata for CDA67020 track 11

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-98-02011
Duration
3'11
Recording date
12 September 1997
Recording venue
St Mary the Virgin, Stoke-by-Nayland, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Martin Compton
Recording engineer
Antony Howell & Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Vital Spark of Heav'nly Flame (CDA67020)
    Disc 1 Track 11
    Release date: March 1998
    Deletion date: May 2013
    Archive Service
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