Assurance (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2015-01-31)   CPDL #34440:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-01-31).   Score information: 7 x 10 (landscape), 1 page, 86 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).
  • CPDL #15645:  Network.png
Editor: Michael Lauer (submitted 2007-12-11).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 73 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Assurance
First Line: Now shall my head be lifted high
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1781 in The Psalm-Singer's Amusement

Description: This setting was first published in Billings' The Psalm-Singer’s Amusement, Boston: 1781. Hymn Tune Index tune number 4211.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 27.