Association (Jacob French)

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  • (Posted 2016-03-22)   CPDL #38957:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-03-22).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 77 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Words substituted for this edition: Exceeding great and precious promises (How firm a foundation, ye saints of the Lord), attributed to Robert Keen, published 1787, with seven stanzas. All seven stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-03-22)   CPDL #38955:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-03-22).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 54 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Words substituted for this edition: Exceeding great and precious promises (How firm a foundation, ye saints of the Lord), attributed to Robert Keen, published 1787, with seven stanzas. All seven stanzas included.
  • (Posted 2016-03-21)   CPDL #38952:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-03-21).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 64 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, words and music as written in 1802. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Association
First Line: Content, thou dear object of all our desires
Composer: Jacob French
Lyricist: Anonymous

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Secular   Genre: Sacred   Meter: 11 11. 11 11

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1802 in Harmony of Harmony, p. 89

Description: Words by an unknown author, genre apparently secular, one stanza (see below).

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

Content, thou dear object of all our desires,
To thee the fond bosom with rapture inspires;
Poor mortals, deluded, thy phantoms pursue,
We never possess though we keep thee in view.
Words originally published with the tune in 1802

Original text and translations may be found at How firm a foundation, ye saints of the Lord.