Falmouth (Abraham Maxim)

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  • (Posted 2017-01-19)   CPDL #42723:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-01-19).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 68 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Three more stanzas included, selected from Watts' hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2017-01-19)   CPDL #42721:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-01-19).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 68 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Three more stanzas included, selected from Watts' Hymn.

General Information

Title: Falmouth
First Line: Say, Live for ever, wondrous King
Composer: Abraham Maxim
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1802 in The Oriental Harmony

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1707, Hymn 44, Part 1 of Book 1, with six stanzas. Maxim used the last stanza of Watts' hymn in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at He dies! the friend of sinners dies.