仰看穹蒼浩大無窮 (The spacious firmament on high)

仰看穹蒼,浩大無窮,蔚藍、深邃,沒有止境;(Yǎng kàn qióngcāng, hàodà wúqióng, wèilán, shēnsuì, méiyǒu zhǐjìng;)

Author: Joseph Addison
Tune: CREATION (Haydn)
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Author: Joseph Addison

Addison, Joseph, born at Milston, near Amesbury, Wiltshire, May 1, 1672, was the son of the Rev. Lancelot Addison, sometime Dean of Lichfield, and author of Devotional Poems, &c, 1699. Addison was educated at the Charterhouse, and at Magdalen College, Oxford, graduating B.A. 1691 and M.A. 1693. Although intended for the Church, he gave himself to the study of law and politics, and soon attained, through powerful influence, to some important posts. He was successively a Commissioner of Appeals, an Under Secretary of State, Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and Chief Secretary for Ireland. He married, in 1716, the Dowager Countess of Warwick, and died at Holland House, Kensington, June 17, 1719. Addison is most widely known through… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: 仰看穹蒼,浩大無窮,蔚藍、深邃,沒有止境;(Yǎng kàn qióngcāng, hàodà wúqióng, wèilán, shēnsuì, méiyǒu zhǐjìng;)
Title: 仰看穹蒼浩大無窮 (The spacious firmament on high)
English Title: The spacious firmament on high
Author: Joseph Addison
Language: Chinese

Tune

CREATION (Haydn)

The tune CREATION is taken from the chorus “The Heavens Are Telling” from the well known oratorio The Creation (1798) by Franz Joseph Haydn (b. Rohrau, Austria, 1732; d. Vienna, Austria, 1809). Haydn's life was relatively uneventful, but his artistic legacy was truly astounding. He began his mus…

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