Freedom (Alexander Gillet)

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  • (Posted 2018-02-13)   CPDL #48806:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-02-13).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 48 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1779. Another stanza included, selected from Watts' paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-02-13)   CPDL #48805:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-02-13).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 49 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Another stanza added, selected from Watts' paraphrase.

General Information

Title: Freedom
First Line: The Lord of glory reigns, he reigns on high
Composer: Alexander Gillet
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 10 10. 10 10. 11 11

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1779 in Andrew Law's Select Harmony, p. 51

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1717, paraphrase of Psalm 93, Part 2, with three stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 93.