Psalm 1 (Israel Holdroyd)

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  • (Posted 2018-12-19)   CPDL #52674:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-12-19).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 48 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1724. Another stanza included from Sternhold's paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-12-19)   CPDL #52672:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-12-19).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 49 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Another stanza included from Sternhold's paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Psalm 1
First Line: The man is blest that hath not lent
Composer: Israel Holdroyd
Lyricist: Thomas Sternhold

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1724 in The Spiritual Man's Companion, Edition 2, p. 1

Description: This tune seems not to be in The Hymn Tune Index. Words by Thomas Sternhold, 1547, Old Version paraphrase of Psalm 1, with seven stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 1.