Bennington (Daniel Read)

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  • (Posted 2015-03-18)   CPDL #34814:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-03-18).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 64 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Published in 1785 with the first stanza of Watts' paraphrase; the other four stanzas added below.
  • (Posted 2015-03-18)   CPDL #34815:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-03-18).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 67 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Published in 1785 with the first stanza of Watts' paraphrase; the other four stanzas added below.

General Information

Title: Bennington
First Line: Had not the Lord, let Israel say
Composer: Daniel Read
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1785 in The American Singing-Book, p. 27

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, his paraphrase of Psalm 124.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 124.