Smithfield (William Billings)

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  • CPDL #32895:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-09-09).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 38 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Transcribed from The New-England Psalm-Singer, 1770. Oval-note edition.
  • CPDL #32896:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-09-09).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 38 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Transcribed from The New-England Psalm-Singer, 1770. Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Smithfield
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Tate and Bradycreate page (from A new version of the psalms of David)

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1770 in The New-England Psalm-Singer, p. 92

Description: Words by Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady, "New Version", 1698, their paraphrase of Psalm 15.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 15.