Virginia (Oliver Brownson)

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  • (Posted 2015-02-02)   CPDL #34458:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-02-02).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 41 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. In 1782, Brownson published this with stanza 4 of Watts' paraphrase; I added stanzas 1, 2, and 6 below.
  • (Posted 2015-02-02)   CPDL #34459:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-02-02).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 69 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). In 1782, Brownson published this with stanza 4 of Watts' paraphrase; I added stanzas 1, 2, and 6 below.

General Information

Title: Virginia
First Line: Thy words the raging wind control
Composer: Oliver Brownson
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1782 in The Chorister's Companion, p. 60

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his paraphrase of Psalm 89.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 89.