Kingston (Daniel Read)

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  • CPDL #32950:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-09-14).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 27 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval-note edition.
  • CPDL #32951:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-09-14).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 32 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All five stanzas of Watts' hymn included. Re-formatted 2015-08-15.

General Information

Title: Kingston
First Line: The law by Moses came
Composer: Daniel Read
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1785 in The American Singing-Book, Edition 1

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 118 of Book 1.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at The law by Moses came.