Suffering Savior (Alexander Gillet)

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  • (Posted 2018-05-17)   CPDL #49682:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-05-17).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 68 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Transcribed from The Easy Instructor, 1803, where the notes appear in four-shape format (originally published in 1796 with round notes). The whole piece converted from 3:2 time to 3:4 time.}}

Description: Words substituted for this edition: Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 9 of Book 2, with six stanzas. Another pair of stanzas included, selected from Watts' hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

  • (Posted 2018-05-17)   CPDL #49681:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-05-17).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 59 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Transcribed from The Easy Instructor, 1803, where the notes appear in four-shape format (originally published in 1796 with round notes). The whole piece converted from 3:2 time to 3:4 time.}}

Description: Words substituted for this edition: Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 9 of Book 2, with six stanzas. Another pair of stanzas included, selected from Watts' hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Suffering Savior
First Line: Alas, and did my Savior bleed
Composer: Alexander Gillet
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1795 in The New York Collection of Sacred Harmony

Description: Words originally by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 69, Second Part 1, which begins Save me, O God, the swelling floods. Gillet used the first two stanzas of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Alas! and did my Savior bleed.