Holland (Timothy Swan)

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  • (Posted 2016-12-30)   CPDL #42450:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-12-30).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 60 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Two more stanzas included, selected from Steele's paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-12-30)   CPDL #42449:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-12-30).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 66 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more stanzas included, selected from Steele's paraphrase.

General Information

Title: Holland
First Line: Uncertain life, how soon it flies
Composer: Timothy Swan
Lyricist: Anne Steele

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1801 in Swan's New England Harmony, p. 28.

Description: Words by Anne Steele, 1760, paraphrase of Psalm 90, in seventeen stanzas. Swan used the sixth stanza of Steele's paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 90.