Lancaster (Nehemiah Shumway)

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  • (Posted 2015-06-05)   CPDL #35657:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-06-05).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 75 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-06-05)   CPDL #35656:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-06-05).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 78 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The other six stanzas from Watts' poem added below.

General Information

Title: Lancaster
First Line: The Lord, how fearful is His name
Composer: Nehemiah Shumway
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1793 in Shumway's The American Harmony, p. 164

Description: Words

by Isaac Watts, 1706, Horae Lyricae (Lyric Poems), entitled Sovereignty and Grace.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at The Lord! how fearful is His name.