Austria (Samuel Holyoke)

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  • (Posted 2016-10-07)   CPDL #41341:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-10-07).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 66 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-10-07)   CPDL #41340:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-10-07).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 67 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Austria
First Line: Ye that obey the immortal King
Composer: Samuel Holyoke
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1791 in Harmonia Americana, pp. 20-21.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1717, paraphrase of Psalm 134, with three stanzas. Holyoke used all three stanzas of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 134.