Pine-Hill (Daniel Belknap)

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  • (Posted 2015-11-28)   CPDL #37704:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-28).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 61 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. A few edits, otherwise as written in 1797. Seven additional stanzas included selected from Watts' poem, after stanza 14. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-11-28)   CPDL #37703:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-28).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 90 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Seven additional stanzas included selected from Watts' poem, after stanza 14.

General Information

Title: Pine-Hill
First Line: In the full choir a broken string
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 The Harmonist's Companion, no. 12, p. 14a.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1706, Horae lyricae, entitled The Song of Angels Above, in 22 stanzas. Belknap used stanza 14 of Watts' poem in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Earth has detained me prisoner long.