Norfolk (William Billings)

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  • CPDL #32766:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-08-24).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 34 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval-note edition.
  • CPDL #32767:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-08-24).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 37 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Norfolk
First Line: Let the old heathen tune their song
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1794

Description: This tune was first published on p51 of William Billings' The Continental Harmony, Boston: 1794. Hymn Tune Index tune number 6716.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Let the old heathens tune their song.