Georgia (1779) (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2015-04-23)   CPDL #35183:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-04-23).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 67 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. The five additional stanzas from Watts' paraphrase added below.
  • (Posted 2015-04-23)   CPDL #35181:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-04-23).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 56 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The five additional stanzas from Watts' paraphrase added below.

General Information

Title: Georgia (1779)
First Line: Show pity, Lord, O Lord, forgive
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1779 in Music in Miniature, no. 72

Description: First published in Music In Miniature, 1779, p. 31, without words. Words suggested by Nathan (1977): Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 51. (Very different from Georgia (1770), which is in G Major)

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 51.