Framingham (William Billings)

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  • CPDL #32356:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-06-29).   Score information: Letter (landscape), 1 page, 41 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).
  • CPDL #15660:  Network.png
Editor: Michael Lauer (submitted 2007-12-13).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 86 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Framingham
First Line: Shall wisdom cry aloud
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1779 in Music in Miniature, no. 1

Description: First published in Music In Miniature, 1779, p. 3; revised in The Psalm-Singer's Amusement, 1781, pp. 4-5. Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his Hymn 92 of Book 1, but Billings has substituted "Son" for "Word."


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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Shall wisdom cry aloud.