Celestial Watering (Jeremiah Ingalls)

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  • (Posted 2017-09-04)   CPDL #46217:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-09-04).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 59 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Four-part version; Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2017. Note shapes added (4-shape). All ten stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2017-09-04)   CPDL #46216:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-09-04).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Three-part version. Oval note edition, as written in 1805 except for correction of one misprint. All ten stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2017-09-04)   CPDL #46215:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-09-04).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Three-part version. Note shapes added (4-shape). All ten stanzas included.

General Information

Title: Celestial Watering
First Line: Savior, visit thy plantation
Composer: Jeremiah Ingalls
Lyricist: John Newton

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 87. 87 (Newton), Meter: 87. 87. D (Ingalls)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1805 in Ingalls' The Christian Harmony, pp. 52-53, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass.

Description: Stanzas by John Newton, 1779, entitled Prayer for a revival, with ten stanzas. Chorus by an unknown author, apparently first published in Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of Christians, Philadelphia (1803), where it is the chorus to Joseph Hart's Come, ye sinners, poor and wretched.

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Original text and translations

Stanzas: Original text and translations may be found at Savior, visit thy plantation. Chorus:

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Philadelphia (1803)

Turn to the Lord and seek salvation,
Sound the praise of Jesus' name;
Glory honor and salvation,
Christ the Lord is come to reign.

(p. 238, Chorus to Come ye sinners, poor and needy)
 

 

Ingalls' Christian Harmony (1805)

Turn to the Lord and seek redemption,
Sound the praise of his dear name,
Glory, honor and salvation,
Christ the Lord is come to reign.

(pp. 52-53, Chorus to Savior, visit thy plantation)
 

 

Pious Songs (1836)

Turn to the Lord and seek redemption,
Sound the praise of his dear name;
Glory, honor, and salvation,
Christ the Lord has come to reign.

(p. 460, no. 9 in list of Choruses)