Columbia (Stephen Jenks)

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  • (Posted 2017-11-28)   CPDL #47753:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-11-28).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 72 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1800. Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2017-11-28)   CPDL #47752:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-11-28).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 70 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' paraphrase.

General Information

Title: Columbia
First Line: In vain the noisy crowd
Composer: Stephen Jenks
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 668. 668

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1800 in The Musical Harmonist, p. 48

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 93, Part 3. Jenks used the third and fourth stanzas of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 93.