Ripton (Alexander Gillet)

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  • (Posted 2018-04-22)   CPDL #49403:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-04-22).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 69 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Top staff ("Air") and third staff exchanged. Words substituted for this edition: Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 82 of Book 1, with five stanzas. Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' hymn. MusicXML source file(s) is (are) in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-04-22)   CPDL #49402:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-04-22).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 70 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Top staff ("Air") and third staff exchanged. Words substituted for this edition: Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 82 of Book 1, with five stanzas. Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' hymn. MusicXML source file(s) is (are) in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Ripton
First Line: Shall the vile race of flesh and blood
Composer: Alexander Gillet
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SSTB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1795 in The New York Collection of Sacred Harmony, pp. 86-87, for four voices: two trebles, tenor, and bass

Description: A set-piece. Words printed in 1795: Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 51, Part 1, Show pity, Lord, O Lord, forgive. Gillet uses two L. M. stanzas in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Shall the vile race of flesh and blood.