Admonition (Daniel Read)

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  • (Posted 2014-11-08)   CPDL #33315:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-11-08).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 34 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Re-formatted 2015-09-04. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2014-11-08)   CPDL #33316:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-11-08).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 74 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Re-formatted 2015-09-04.

General Information

Title: Admonition
First Line: Sinners, awake betimes
Composer: Daniel Read
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 10 10. 10 10. 10 10

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1807 in The Columbian Harmonist, p. 93

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his paraphrase of Psalm 50:18, in nine stanzas. Read used the last stanza of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 50.