Mifflin (Daniel Read)

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  • CPDL #31974:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-05-11).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 36 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval-note edition. Four more stanzas from Watts' paraphrase added below. Re-formatted 2015-09-06. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • CPDL #31975:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-05-11).   Score information: Letter (landscape), 1 page, 36 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Music as in 1807, note shapes added (4-shape). Four more stanzas from Watts' paraphrase added below. Re-formatted 2015-09-06.

General Information

Title: Mifflin
First Line: Life, like a vain amusement, flies
Composer: Daniel Read
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1807 in The Columbian Harmonist

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his paraphrase of Psalm 90.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 90.