Newport (Daniel Read)

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  • (Posted 2015-05-26)   CPDL #35566:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-05-26).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 67 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Version of 1804. Another pair of stanzas added below from Watts' hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • CPDL #31825:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-05-03).   Score information: Letter (landscape), 1 page, 29 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Version of 1804. Another pair of stanzas added below from Watts' hymn.

General Information

Title: Newport
First Line: I send the joys of earth away
Composer: Daniel Read
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.) (Watts), Meter: 88. 88. D (L.M.D.) (Read)

Language: English
Instruments: unknown

First published: 1785 in The American Singing-Book, Edition 1

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 11 of Book 2, in five stanzas. Read used the first two stanzas of Watts' hymn in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at I send the joys of earth away.