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The Holy City (String Quartet)

Composer
Stephen Adams
Year of composition
1882
Arranger
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
4 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
String quartet
Instrumental parts
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The Holy City is one of the best known sacred songs in English from the late 1800s. It was written in 1882 by Stephen Adams. Actually, Stephen Adams is a pseudonym used for matters musical by Michael Maybrick (1844-1913). The Horsley String Quartet asked for an arrangement of this number, and I was glad to oblige.

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