Wintonbury (Stephen Jenks)

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  • (Posted 2016-04-04)   CPDL #39187:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-04-04).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 60 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. All five stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-04-04)   CPDL #39186:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-04-04).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 66 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All five stanzas included.

General Information

Title: Wintonbury
First Line: Alas, the brittle clay
Composer: Stephen Jenks
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1803 in The American Compiler, p. 56.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 90, in five 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 90.