Brixham (Samuel Holyoke)

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  • Oval notes, as in 1803 –NewScore.gif Posted on 2020-09-12(Posted 2020-09-12)  CPDL #60521:          Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 62 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
  • Four-shape notes –NewScore.gif Posted on 2020-09-12(Posted 2020-09-12)  CPDL #60520:        Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 58 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-09-12).  
Edition notes: Another trio of stanzas included from Watts' paraphrase.

General Information

Title: Brixham
First Line: No sleep nor slumber to his eyes
Composer: Samuel Holyoke
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1803 in The Columbian Repository

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 132, Part 2, with eight stanzas. Holyoke used the first three stanzas in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 132.