Halifax (William Billings)

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  • CPDL #32322:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-06-27).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 29 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval-note edition. Transcribed from The Singing-Master's Assistant, 1778.
  • CPDL #32323:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-06-27).   Score information: Letter (landscape), 1 page, 29 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Halifax
First Line: Not to our names, Thou only just and true
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 10 10. 10 10. 10 10

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1778 in The Singing Master's Assistant

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, adaptation of Psalm 115.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 115.