Newmark (Daniel Belknap)

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  • (Posted 2015-11-26)   CPDL #37673:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-26).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 80 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Four more stanzas from Watts' paraphrase added below, that fit the rhythm of the music. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • CPDL #28977:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2013-04-30).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 54 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The alto part is printed in the alto clef in the source. The original time signature is retorted time. Only the first verse of the text given here is given in the source: three subsequent verses have been added editorially. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Newmark
First Line: Throned on a cloud our God shall come
Composer: Daniel Belknap
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1797 in Daniel Belknap's The Harmonist's Companion, p. 16.

Description: Hymn Tune Index tune number 7343. Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his paraphrase of Psalm 50 (Part 1), in six stanzas. Belknap used the third stanza in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 50.