Georgia (1770) (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2015-05-04)   CPDL #35300:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-05-04).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 56 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. All five stanzas of Watts' hymn included.
  • (Posted 2015-05-04)   CPDL #35299:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-05-04).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 73 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All five stanzas of Watts' hymn included.

General Information

Title: Georgia (1770)
First Line: Now to the Lord, that makes us know
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1770 in The New-England Psalm-Singer, p. 76.

Description: Words inferred by Kroeger (1981): Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 61 of Book 1. Very different from Georgia (1779).

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Now to the Lord, that makes us know.