Millville (Elkanah Dare)

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  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2020-01-16)   CPDL #56657:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-01-16).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 47 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Four-part version; Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2020. Notes in four-shape format, as published in 1813. Transposed down from E Major to D Major. Another stanza added: Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 51, Part 4, the last stanza. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2020-01-16)   CPDL #56656:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-01-16).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 44 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as published in 1813. Transposed down from E Major to D Major. Another stanza added: Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 51, Part 4, the last stanza. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Millville
First Line: We praise thee, Lord, who heard our cries
Composer: Elkanah Dare
Lyricist: Joel Barlow

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1813 in Wyeth's Repository, Part Second

Description: Words by Joel Barlow, 1786, paraphrase of Psalm 52, with six stanzas. Dare used the sixth stanza in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 52 and Psalm 51.