Pomfret (William Billings)

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  • CPDL #33195:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-10-22).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 32 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval-note edition.
  • CPDL #33196:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-10-22).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 64 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Pomfret
First Line: How good and pleasant must it be
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Tate and Bradycreate page

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1770 in The New-England Psalm-Singer, p. 7.

Description: Words by Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady, 1698, New Version of the Psalms of David, paraphrase of Psalm 92; implied by Billings' superscription Ps. 92 and the meter of the composition (C. M.).

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 92.