Sabbath (Samuel Babcock)

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  • (Posted 2016-06-17)   CPDL #40053:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-06-17).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 68 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Two more pairs of stanzas from Doddridge's hymn included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-06-17)   CPDL #40052:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-06-17).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 68 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more pairs of stanzas from Doddridge's hymn included.

General Information

Title: Sabbath
First Line: Lord of the Sabbath, hear our vows
Composer: Samuel Babcock
Lyricist: Philip Doddridge

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1803 in Babcock's The Middlesex Harmony, Second Edition, p. 76

Description: Words by Philip Doddridge, 1755, in five stanzas. Babcock used the first two stanzas of Doddridge's hymn in his composition, altering the third line of the first stanza.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Lord of the Sabbath, hear our vows.