Canaan (Stephen Jenks)

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  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2017-11-29)   CPDL #47755:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-11-29).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 67 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Three more stanzas included from Watts' hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2017-11-29)   CPDL #47754:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-11-29).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 53 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Three more stanzas included from Watts' hymn.

General Information

Title: Canaan
First Line: I send the joys of earth away
Composer: Stephen Jenks
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1799

Description: First published in The New-England Harmonist, 1799. Words by Isaac Watts, 1707, Hymn 11 of Book 2, with five stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at I send the joys of earth away.