Violin 1 part from Creation’s Hymn (Beethoven) String 4tet+Piano) revised

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I fell for this hymn whilst at school in 1946. My form teacher played it for assemblies on occasion and I used to like what he did with it, so I have done what I think he did with it after all these years. For example bar 7 uses two minims instead of two fermata; ’B’ to ’C’ has background fills; ’C’ uses quavers instead of crotches, giving a quasi double tempo feel; the whole tempo is a tad faster than Beethoven’s. I thought it was time I gave the hymn a new life, so here it is. PS If ever I find the lyric I will include it.

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