North Salem (Stephen Jenks)

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  • (Posted 2016-03-27)   CPDL #39043:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-03-27).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 72 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition.. Transcribed from Jenks' Delights of Harmony, 1805: different from other versions, especially in the more complex Counter. Two more stanzas from Watts' hymn included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-03-27)   CPDL #39041:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-03-27).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 79 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Transcribed from Jenks' Delights of Harmony, 1805: different from other versions, especially in the more complex Counter. Two more stanzas from Watts' hymn included.

General Information

Title: North Salem
First Line: My soul, come meditate the day
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: 1799

Description: First published in The New-England Harmonist, 1799, revised by Jenks in 1805. Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 61 of Book 2, with six stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at My soul, come meditate the day.