Milton (William Billings)

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  • CPDL #32840:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-09-01).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 45 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval-note edition.
  • CPDL #32841:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-09-01).   Score information: Unknown, 2 pages, 38 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Milton
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Thomas Norton

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1770 in The New-England Psalm-Singer.

Description: Words adapted by Billings from Thomas Norton, 1562, Old Version paraphrase of Psalm 145.

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Original text and translations

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Thee will I laud, my God and King,
And bless Thy name alway.
This tribute daily will I bring,
And constant homage pay.