Wheelers Point (1770) (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2015-05-09)   CPDL #35366:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-05-09).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 63 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Both stanzas included from Tate and Brady's paraphrase.
  • (Posted 2015-05-09)   CPDL #35365:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-05-09).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 67 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Both stanzas included from Tate and Brady's paraphrase.

General Information

Title: Wheelers Point (1770)
First Line: On Thee who dwells above the skies
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Tate and Bradycreate page

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1770 in The New-England Psalm-Singer, p. 18, without words.

Description: Words chosen by Kroeger (1981): Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady, 1698, New Version, their paraphrase of Psalm 123. Very different from Wheelers Point (1786).

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 123.