Entreaty (Ezra Goff)

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  • (Posted 2015-05-30)   CPDL #35613:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-05-30).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 75 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. The first stanza from Watts' paraphrase added below. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-05-30)   CPDL #35612:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-05-30).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 59 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The first stanza from Watts' paraphrase added below.

General Information

Title: Entreaty
First Line: I cry till all my voice be gone
Composer: Ezra Goff
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1809 in The Delaware Harmony

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, his paraphrase of Psalm 69. Goff used the second stanza of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 69.