Delley (Jacob French)

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  • (Posted 2016-03-21)   CPDL #38949:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-03-21).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 62 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Three more stanzas included from Watts' hymn, selected because they fit the music. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-03-21)   CPDL #38948:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-03-21).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 58 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Three more stanzas included from Watts' hymn, that fit the music.

General Information

Title: Delley
First Line: Down headlong from their native skies
Composer: Jacob French
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1789 in The New American Melody.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 96 of Book 2, with five stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Down headlong from their native skies.