St. John's (Eliakim Doolittle)

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  • (Posted 2017-12-14)   CPDL #48021:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-12-14).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 78 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Another pair of stanzas from Watts' paraphrase included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2017-12-14)   CPDL #48020:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-12-14).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 79 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Another pair of stanzas from Watts' paraphrase included.

General Information

Title: St. John's
First Line: Thrice happy man who fears the Lord
Composer: Eliakim Doolittle
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1800 in The Musical Harmonist, 1800

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 112, Part 2, with five stanzas. Doolittle used the first two stanzas of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 112.