Declaration (Jacob French)

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  • (Posted 2016-03-04)   CPDL #38765:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-03-04).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 48 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Five stanzas included from Watts' paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-03-04)   CPDL #38764:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-03-04).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 36 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Five stanzas included from Watts' paraphrase.

General Information

Title: Declaration
First Line: Sweet is the day of sacred rest
Composer: Jacob French
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1793 in The Psalmodist's Companion.

Description. Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 92, Part 1, in seven stanzas. French used the second stanza of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 92.