St. Enoch (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2015-01-16)   CPDL #34346:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-01-16).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 46 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition.
  • (Posted 2015-01-16)   CPDL #34347:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-01-16).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 83 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: St. Enoch
First Line: Sing to the Lord a new-made song
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

First published: 1794 in The Continental Harmony

Description: Published in The Columbian Harmony, 1794, p. 67. Words by Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady, New Version 1698, paraphrase of Psalm 98. Barbour (1960:65) suggests that only the first stanza be sung.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 98.