Cambridge (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2015-01-16)   CPDL #34348:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-01-16).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 31 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition.
  • (Posted 2015-01-16)   CPDL #34349:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-01-16).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 67 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Cambridge
First Line: Ye that delight to serve the Lord
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 88. 88. 88

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1770 in The New-England Psalm-Singer, revised in The Singing Master's Assistant,  1778 .

Description: First published in The New-England Psalm-Singer, 1770. Revised in The Singing-Master's Assistant, 1778, p. 13. Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his paraphrase of Psalm 113 (not in Tate and Brady, as cited by Billings in 1778).

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 113.