By the Waters of Babylon (Philip Hayes)
- Editor: St. John's College Freshman Chorus (submitted 2019-03-14). Score information: Letter, 1 page, 123 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: This version in Eb with three parts has been sung at St. John's College in Annapolis since the 1990s at least. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
First published: 1786
Description: Originally printed in Bb as a four part round in Philip Hayes, The Muses Delight: Catches, Glees, Canzonets and Canons (London, 1786), p. 105.
Original text and translations
By the waters, the waters of Babylon,
We sat down and wept, and wept, and wept,
When we remember thee, remember thee, O Zion.