Lord's Day (Oliver Holden)

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  • (Posted 2015-07-26)   CPDL #36271:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-26).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 71 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Four-part version. Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2015. Oval note edition. Another pair of stanzas from Watts' paraphrase added below. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-07-26)   CPDL #36270:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-26).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 81 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Four-part version. Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2015. Note shapes added (4-shape). Another pair of stanzas from Watts' paraphrase added below.
  • (Posted 2015-07-26)   CPDL #36269:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-26).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 62 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Three-part version. Oval note edition, as written in 1796. Another pair of stanzas from Watts' paraphrase added below. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-07-26)   CPDL #36268:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-26).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 71 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Three-part version. Note shapes added (4-shape), otherwise as written in 1796. Another pair of stanzas from Watts' paraphrase added below.

General Information

Title: Lord's Day
First Line: This is the glorious day
Composer: Oliver Holden
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.) (Watts), Meter: 66. 86. D (S.M.D.) (Holden)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1796 in The Union Harmony Ed. 2, p. 102, for three parts: Treble-Tenor-Bass.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his paraphrase of Psalm 118, in six stanzas. Holden used stanzas four and five of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 118.