Spring (Jacob French)

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  • (Posted 2018-06-04)   CPDL #49986:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-06-04).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 65 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1789. All six stanzas of Watts' poem included, altered slightly. MusicXML source file(s) is (are) in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-06-04)   CPDL #49976:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-06-04).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 66 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All six stanzas of Watts' poem included, altered slightly (first and last stanza). MusicXML source file(s) is (are) in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Spring
First Line: Mark how it snows! How fast the valley fills
Composer: Jacob French
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Secular   Meter: 10 10. 10 12

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1789 in The New American Melody, 1789, p. 32

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1706, from Horae Lyricae, entitled To William Blackbourn (Book 2, No. 13), with six stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Mark how it snows! How fast the valley fills.