Pennsylvania (Nehemiah Shumway)

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  • (Posted 2015-04-30)   CPDL #35235:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-04-30).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 103 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition.
  • (Posted 2015-04-30)   CPDL #35234:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-04-30).   Score information: Unknown, 2 pages, 114 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added.

General Information

Title: Pennsylvania
First Line: When shall Thy lovely face be seen?
Composer: Nehemiah Shumway
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1793 in Shumway's The American Harmony, pp. 154-155

Description: Words

by Isaac Watts, Lyric Poems, 1706,, Book 1, Come, Lord Jesus. Shumway used the first two of Watts' stanzas in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Come, Lord Jesus (Isaac Watts).