Torringford (Alexander Gillet)

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Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-12-06).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 60 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The other pair of stanzas included from Watts' paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Torringford
First Line: Joy to the world! The Lord is come
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: 1795 in The New York Collection of Sacred Harmony

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 98, Part 2, with four 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 98.