Russell (Jacob French)

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  • (Posted 2018-01-30)   CPDL #48613:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-01-30).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 48 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1789. Three more stanzas included, selected from Tate and Brady's paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-01-30)   CPDL #48612:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-01-30).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 66 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Three more stanzas included, selected from Tate and Brady's paraphrase.

General Information

Title: Russell
First Line: My lot is fallen in that blest land
Composer: Jacob French
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: 1789 in The New American Melody, pp. 44-45.

Description. Words by Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady, 1698, New Version paraphrase of Psalm 16, with eleven stanzas. French used the fifth stanza of Tate and Brady's paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 16.