New Greenfield (Stephen Jenks)

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  • (Posted 2016-04-11)   CPDL #39287:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-04-11).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 72 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Another pair of stanzas included, from Watts' hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-04-11)   CPDL #39286:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-04-11).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 65 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Another pair of stanzas included, from Watts' hymn.

General Information

Title: New Greenfield
First Line: Hark! from the tombs a doleful sound
Composer: Stephen Jenks
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1807 in The Hartford Collection, p. 36.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 63 of Book 2, in four stanzas. Jenks used the first two stanzas in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Hark! From the tombs a doleful sound.