Albany (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2014-12-25)   CPDL #33851:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-12-25).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 34 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. I chose words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his paraphrase of Psalm 3, which begins My God, how many are my fears.
  • (Posted 2014-12-25)   CPDL #33852:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-12-25).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 57 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). I chose words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his paraphrase of Psalm 3, which begins My God, how many are my fears.

General Information

Title: Albany
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1770 in The New-England Psalm-Singer, p. 17

Description: Published in 1770 without indication of text, except "C. M." (86. 86.). Kroeger (1982) chose Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady, 1698, New Version, Psalm 13, which begins How long wilt Thou forget me, Lord.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 3 and Psalm 13.