Egypt (Timothy Swan)

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  • (Posted 2016-12-02)   CPDL #42170:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-12-02).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 73 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: 1801 version, in E minor. Oval note edition. Four more pairs of stanzas included, selected from Tate and Brady's paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-12-02)   CPDL #42169:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-12-02).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 77 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: 1801 version, in E minor. Note shapes added (4-shape). Four more pairs of stanzas included, selected from Tate and Brady's paraphrase.
  • (Posted 2016-12-02)   CPDL #42168:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-12-02).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 89 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: 1790 version, with modal harmony. Note shapes added (4-shape). Four more pairs of stanzas included, selected from Tate and Brady's paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Egypt
First Line: He called for darkness, darkness came
Composer: Timothy Swan
Lyricist: Tate and Bradycreate page

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1790 in Benham's Federal Harmony, considerably revised by Swan in 1801

Description: In 1801, many notes changed, including the first line of melody; changed from modal to E minor. Words by Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady, 1698, New Version, paraphrase of Psalm 105, Part 2, in nineteen stanzas. Swan used stanzas five and six in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 105.