No. 45 (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2014-12-29)   CPDL #33928:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-12-29).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 35 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition.
  • (Posted 2014-12-29)   CPDL #33929:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-12-29).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 67 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: No. 45
First Line: To him who chose us first
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 66. 66. 88

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1770 in The New-England Psalm-Singer, p. 79
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Description: In 1770 with indication of lyrics in an appendix (see Kroeger 1981), Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 39 of Book 3.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at To him that chose us first.