Kingston (Daniel Belknap)

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  • (Posted 2015-11-25)   CPDL #37666:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-25).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 79 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. A few edits, otherwise as written in 1800. Three more stanzas added from Barlow's paraphrase, the fit the rhythm of the music. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-11-25)   CPDL #37665:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-25).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 75 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Three more stanzas added from Barlow's paraphrase, that fit the rhythm of the music.

General Information

Title: Kingston
First Line: Along the banks where Babel's current flows
Composer: Daniel Belknap
Lyricist: Joel Barlow

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 10 10. 10 10

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1800 in The Evangelical Harmony, p. 23

Description: Words by Joel Barlow, 1786, paraphrase of Psalm 137, in six stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 137.