Eastford (Jacob French)

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  • (Posted 2016-02-29)   CPDL #38734:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-02-29).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 76 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-02-29)   CPDL #38730:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-02-29).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 76 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more triads of stanzas included.

General Information

Title: Eastford
First Line: When marching to thy blest abode
Composer: Jacob French
Lyricist: Tate and Bradycreate page

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1789 in The New American Melody

Description: Words by Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady, 1698, New Version, paraphrase of Psalm 68, with 35 stanzas. French used three stanzas (24-26) in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 68.