Intercession (Samuel Babcock)

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  • (Posted 2016-05-28)   CPDL #39844:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-05-28).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 67 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' poem. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-05-28)   CPDL #39843:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-05-28).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 72 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' poem.

General Information

Title: Intercession
First Line: Pardon and grace and boundless love
Composer: Samuel Babcock
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1795 in Babcock's The Middlesex Harmony, no. 9, p. 15-16

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1706, poem entitled The Law and Gospel, with six stanzas. Babcock used stanzas three and four of Watts' poem in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Cursed be the man, forever cursed.