Edenton (Daniel Read)

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  • (Posted 2015-05-22)   CPDL #35505:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-05-22).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. The other six stanzas from Watts' paraphrase added below. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-05-22)   CPDL #35504:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-05-22).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 60 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The other six stanzas from Watts' paraphrase added below.

General Information

Title: Edenton
First Line: Lord of the worlds above
Composer: Daniel Read
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 66. 66. 88 (actually 66. 66. 44. 44)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1801 in The Columbian Harmonist No. 2 Supplement; revised 1804.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, his paraphrase of Psalm 84, seven stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 84.