Marshfield (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2015-01-17)   CPDL #34353:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-01-17).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 38 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition.
  • (Posted 2015-01-17)   CPDL #34354:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-01-17).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 68 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Marshfield
First Line: When we, our wearied limbs to rest
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist:

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1770 in The New-England Psalm-Singer, revised in The Singing Master's Assistant,  1778

Description: Published in The New-England Psalm-Singer, 1770. Revised in The Singing-Master's Assistant, 1778, p. 15. Words by Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady, New Version 1698, their paraphrase of Psalm 137.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 137.