Bolton (Ebenezer Child)

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  • (Posted 2016-02-24)   CPDL #38678:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-02-24).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 66 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Four-part version; Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2016. Oval note edition. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-02-24)   CPDL #38677:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-02-24).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 62 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Four-part version; Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2016. Note shapes added (4-shape).
  • (Posted 2016-02-24)   CPDL #38676:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-02-24).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Three-part version. Oval note edition, as written in 1804. Two more pairs of stanzas from Watts' paraphrase included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-02-24)   CPDL #38675:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-02-24).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Three-part version. Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more pairs of stanzas from Watts' paraphrase included.

General Information

Title: Bolton
First Line: What shall I render to my God
Composer: Ebenezer Child
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1804 in The Sacred Musician, p. 33, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his paraphrase of Psalm 116, with six stanzas. Child used the first two stanzas of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 116.