Stockbridge (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2015-01-22)   CPDL #34385:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-01-22).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 53 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition.
  • (Posted 2015-01-22)   CPDL #34386:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-01-22).   Score information: Unknown, 2 pages, 94 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Stockbridge
First Line: From all that dwell below the skies
Composer: William Billings
Lyricists: Isaac Watts, Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1778 in The Singing Master's Assistant

Description: Published in The Singing-Master's Assistant, 1778, pp. 44-46. Words of first part by Isaac Watts, paraphrase of Psalm 117; words of second part by Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady, 1598, paraphrase of Psalm 95.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 117 and Psalm 95.