Monson (Daniel Belknap)

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  • (Posted 2015-12-12)   CPDL #37826:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-12-12).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 84 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Four-part version. Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2015. Oval note edition. Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-12-12)   CPDL #37825:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-12-12).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 85 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 included from Watts' hymn.
  • (Posted 2015-12-12)   CPDL #37824:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-12-12).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 76 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Three-part version. Oval note edition, as written in 1806. Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-12-12)   CPDL #37823:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-12-12).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 49 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Three-part version. Note shapes added (4-shape). Another pair of stanzas included for Watts' hymn.

General Information

Title: Monson
First Line: Thus saith the high and lofty one
Composer: Daniel Belknap
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1806 in The Village Compilation p. 38, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 87 of Book 1, in five stanzas. Belknap used the first two stanzas of Watts' hymn in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Thus saith the high and lofty one.