Wilton (Stephen Jenks)

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  • (Posted 2017-12-08)   CPDL #47932:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-12-08).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 63 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1799. Two more stanzas from Watts' paraphrase included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2017-12-08)   CPDL #47931:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-12-08).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 64 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more stanzas from Watts' paraphrase included.

General Information

Title: Wilton
First Line: He formed the deeps unknown
Composer: Stephen Jenks
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1799

Description: Published in The New-England Harmonist, 1799. Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 95, Part 2, with six stanzas. Jenks used the second stanza of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 95.