Hillsborough (Samuel Holyoke)

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  • (Posted 2016-10-30)   CPDL #41629:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-10-30).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 52 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-10-30)   CPDL #41628:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-10-30).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 92 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Hillsborough
First Line: Death, like an overflowing stream
Composer: Samuel Holyoke
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1803 in The Columbian Repository, pp. 112-113.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1717, paraphrase of Psalm 90, Version 1, in eight stanzas. Holyoke used stanzas five through eight of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 90.