Vergennes (Oliver Holden)

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  • (Posted 2015-07-13)   CPDL #36049:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-13).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 73 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Counter part written (Treble-Counter-Tenor-Bass). Note shapes added (4-shape). Three more pairs of stanzas from Watts' paraphrase added below (stanzas 1 and 2, 3 and 4, 8 and 9). MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-07-13)   CPDL #36048:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-13).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 79 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Counter part written (Treble-Counter-Tenor-Bass). Note shapes added (4-shape). Three more pairs of stanzas from Watts' paraphrase added below (stanzas 1 and 2, 3 and 4, 8 and 9).
  • (Posted 2015-07-13)   CPDL #36047:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-13).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 59 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1800 (Treble-Tenor-Bass). Three more pairs of stanzas from Watts' paraphrase included (stanzas 1 and 2, 3 and 4, 8 and 9). MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-07-13)   CPDL #36046:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-13).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 68 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape), otherwise as written in 1800 (Treble-Tenor-Bass). Three more pairs of stanzas from Watts' paraphrase added below (stanzas 1 and 2, 3 and 4, 8 and 9).

General Information

Title: Vergennes
First Line: My heart and soul cry out for Thee
Composer: Oliver Holden
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.) (Watts), Meter: 86. 86. D (C.M.D.) (Holden)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1800 in Plain Psalmody, p. 21, in three parts

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his paraphrase of Psalm 84, in nine stanzas. Holden used stanzas five and six in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 84.