Venice (Jacob French)

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  • (Posted 2018-02-02)   CPDL #48659:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-02-02).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 54 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1789. All six stanzas of Watts' hymn included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-02-02)   CPDL #48658:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-02-02).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 51 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All six stanzas of Watt's hymn included.

General Information

Title: Venice
First Line: Often I seek my Lord by night
Composer: Jacob French
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1789 in The New American Melody, p. 13.

Description. Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Hymn 71 of Book 1, entitled Christ found in the street, and brought to the church, with six stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Often I seek my Lord by night.