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

Description: First published in The Hartford Collection, 1807, p. 36. 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.