Scotland (Nehemiah Shumway)

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  • (Posted 2015-05-01)   CPDL #35244:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-05-01).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 77 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition.
  • (Posted 2015-05-01)   CPDL #35243:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-05-01).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 88 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Scotland
First Line: Awake, our souls, away, our fears
Composer: Nehemiah Shumway
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1793 in Shumway's The American Harmony, pp. 168-169

Description: Words

by Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 48 of Book 1. Shumway used stanzas one and five of Watts' hymn in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Awake, our souls; away, our fears.