Machias (Abraham Maxim)

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  • (Posted 2017-01-18)   CPDL #42712:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-01-18).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 56 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Transcribed from The Village Harmony, 1803. All three stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2017-01-18)   CPDL #42711:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-01-18).   Score information: 7 x 19 inches (landscape), 1 page, 57 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Transcribed from The Village Harmony, 1803. All three stanzas included.

General Information

Title: Machias
First Line: How pleasant 'tis to see
Composer: Abraham Maxim
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 668. 668

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1802 in The Oriental Harmony

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 133, Part 3, in three stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 133.