Asia (William Billings)

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  • CPDL #32822:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-08-30).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 31 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval-note edition.
  • CPDL #32823:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-08-30).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 31 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Asia
First Line: Behold, the lofty sky
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1779

Description: Transcribed from Music In Miniature, 1779. Words added from Isaac Watts, 1719, adaptation of Psalm 19.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 19.