Burlington (Samuel Holyoke)

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  • (Posted 2016-10-14)   CPDL #41433:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-10-14).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 47 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2016. Converted to two staffs: original Treble becomes Soprano, Counter becomes Alto, Tenor and Bass remain the same. A few notes exchanged to make Soprano over Alto and Tenor over Bass. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-10-14)   CPDL #41432:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-10-14).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 48 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2016. All four stanzas of Barlow's paraphrase included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-10-14)   CPDL #41431:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-10-14).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 49 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2016. Tenor and Treble parts exchanged. All four stanzas of Barlow's paraphrase included.

General Information

Title: Burlington
First Line: Awake, my soul, to sound his praise
Composer: Samuel Holyoke
Lyricist: Joel Barlow

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1791 in Harmonia Americana, p. 39, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass

Description: Words by Joel Barlow, 1786, paraphrase of Psalm 108, with four stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 108.