Contrast (Oliver Holden)

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  • (Posted 2015-04-15)   CPDL #35091:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-04-15).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 70 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition.
  • (Posted 2015-04-15)   CPDL #35090:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-04-15).   Score information: Unknown, 2 pages, 76 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Contrast
First Line: This life's a dream, an empty show
Composer: Oliver Holden
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1797 in The Worcester Collection, Sixth Edition, pp. 140-141.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, paraphrase of Psalm 17, stanzas 4 and 5.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 17.