Harlem (Jacob Kimball)

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  • (Posted 2017-08-29)   CPDL #46121:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-08-29).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 113 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Grace notes converted to eighth or sixteenth notes, otherwise as written in 1793. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2017-08-29)   CPDL #46120:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-08-29).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 86 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Grace notes converted to eighth or sixteenth notes.

General Information

Title: Harlem
First Line: Ye nations round the world, rejoice
Composer: Jacob Kimball
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1793 in Kimball's The Rural Harmony, for three voices: Tenor-Treble-Bass.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1717, paraphrase of Psalm 100, Part 1, in four stanzas. Kimball used all four stanzas of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 100.