Hatfield (Alexander Gillet)

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  • (Posted 2019-12-02)   CPDL #56154:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-12-02).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition.
  • (Posted 2019-12-02)   CPDL #56153:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-12-02).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Hatfield
First Line: This is the day the Lord hath made
Composer: Alexander Gillet
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 118, Part 4, with five stanzas. Gillet used the first two stanzas of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 118.