Bennington (Ebenezer Child)

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  • (Posted 2016-02-25)   CPDL #38689:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-02-25).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 72 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. All three stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-02-25)   CPDL #38688:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-02-25).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 69 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All three stanzas of Watts' paraphrase included.

General Information

Title: Bennington
First Line: Lord, what is man, poor feeble man
Composer: Ebenezer Child
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1804 in The Sacred Musician, pp. 46-47

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his paraphrase of Psalm 144, Part 2, with three stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 144.