Dissolution (Samuel Babcock)

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  • (Posted 2016-05-24)   CPDL #39776:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-05-24).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 52 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Two more pairs of stanzas included from Watts' hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-05-24)   CPDL #39775:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-05-24).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 51 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more pairs of stanzas included from Watts' hymn.

General Information

Title: Dissolution
First Line: Stoop down, my thoughts, that use to rise
Composer: Samuel Babcock
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1795 in Babcock's The Middlesex Harmony, no. 2, p. 5-6

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 28 of Book 2, in six stanzas. Babcock used the first two stanzas of Watts' hymn in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Stoop down, my thoughts, that use to rise.