Wrentham (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2015-01-18)   CPDL #34363:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-01-18).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 33 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition.
  • (Posted 2015-01-19)   CPDL #34364:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-01-19).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 67 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Wrentham
First Line: The God of glory sends His summons forth
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 10 10. 10 10. 11 11

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1778 in The Singing Master's Assistant

Description: Published in The Singing-Master's Assistant, 1778, p. 28. Words by Isaac Watts, his paraphrase of Psalm 50.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 50.