Berkley (Alexander Gillet)

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  • (Posted 2019-12-01)   CPDL #56145:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-12-01).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 53 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more stanzas included from Addison's hymn. MusicXML source file(s) is (are) in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Berkley
First Line: The Lord my pasture shall prepare
Composer: Alexander Gillet
Lyricist: Joseph Addison

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1794 in Andrew Law's The Christian Harmony

Description: Words by Joseph Addison, 1712, paraphrase of Psalm 23, with three stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 23.