Crucifixion (Samuel Babcock)

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  • (Posted 2016-06-04)   CPDL #39922:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-06-04).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 64 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Two more pairs of stanzas included from Watts' paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-06-04)   CPDL #39921:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-06-04).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 69 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more pairs of stanzas included from Watts' paraphrase.

General Information

Title: Crucifixion
First Line: Now let our mournful songs record
Composer: Samuel Babcock
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1803 in Babcock's The Middlesex Harmony, Second Edition, p. 62.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1717, bis paraphrase of Psalm 22, Part 3, in six stanzas. Babcock 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 22.