Danbury (Joseph Stone)

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  • (Posted 2016-05-10)   CPDL #39624:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-05-10).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 86 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Three more stanzas added, from Watts' paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-05-10)   CPDL #39623:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-05-10).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 74 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Three more stanzas added, from Watts' paraphrase.

General Information

Title: Danbury
First Line: Alas, the brittle clay
Composer: Joseph Stone
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1786 in The Worcester Collection, Edition 1

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1717, paraphrase of Psalm 90, Version 4, in five stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 90.