Berwick (Jacob French)

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  • (Posted 2016-02-29)   CPDL #38727:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-02-29).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 57 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Some editorial changes. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-02-29)   CPDL #38726:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-02-29).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 80 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Some editorial changes.

General Information

Title: Berwick
First Line: Speak, O ye judges of the earth
Composer: Jacob French
Lyricist: Tate and Bradycreate page

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1786 in The Worcester Collection, Edition 1

Description: Words by Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady, 1698, New Version, paraphrase of Psalm 58, with eleven stanzas. French used the first stanza in his work; none of the other stanzas fit the music and are appropriate.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 58.