Lower Falls (Daniel Belknap)

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  • (Posted 2015-11-22)   CPDL #37631:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-22).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 88 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1797. Two more pairs of stanzas from Watts' paraphrase included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-11-22)   CPDL #37630:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-22).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 84 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more pairs of stanzas from Watts' paraphrase included.

General Information

Title: Lower Falls
First Line: Now let our mournful songs record
Composer: Daniel Belknap
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1797 in The Harmonist's Companion, no. 21, p. 22

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 22, in six stanzas. Belknap used the first two stanzas of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 22.