Truro (Samuel Babcock)

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  • (Posted 2016-06-28)   CPDL #40180:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-06-28).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 49 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. All five stanzas of Tate and Brady's paraphrase included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-06-28)   CPDL #40179:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-06-28).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 82 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All five stanzas included of Tate and Brady's paraphrase.

General Information

Title: Truro
First Line: O praise ye the Lord, prepare your glad voice
Composer: Samuel Babcock
Lyricist: Tate and Bradycreate page

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 10 10. 11 11 (actually 55. 55. 65. 65.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1803 in Babcock's The Middlesex Harmony, Second Edition, p. 61.

Description: Words by Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady, 1698, New Version paraphrase of Psalm 149, in five stanzas. Babcock modified the first stanza:

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Tate & Brady, 1698
O praise ye the Lord, prepare your glad voice,
His praise in the great assembly to sing:
In our great creator let Israel rejoice;
And children of Sion be glad in their King.

 

Babcock, 1803
O praise ye the Lord, prepare your glad voice,
His praise in the great assembly to sing:
In their great creator let all men rejoice;
And heirs of salvation be glad in their King.

 

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 149.