Ashby (Jacob Kimball)

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  • (Posted 2017-08-02)   CPDL #45730:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-08-02).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 53 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. A few minor edits, otherwise as written in 1793. The following two stanzas of Watts' paraphrase included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2017-08-02)   CPDL #45729:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-08-02).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 46 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The following two stanzas added from Watts' paraphrase.

General Information

Title: Ashby
First Line: To spend one sacred day
Composer: Jacob Kimball
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 66. 66. 88 (actually 66. 66. 44. 44)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1793 in Kimball's The Rural Harmony, p. 111

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 84, Part 4, in seven stanzas. Kimball used the fifth stanza of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 84.