Religion (Daniel Read)

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  • (Posted 2017-12-05)  CPDL #47895:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-12-05).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 62 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1793. Two more stanzas from Watts' paraphrase included (7 and 8), that fit the meter of the music.
  • (Posted 2017-12-05)  CPDL #47894:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-12-05).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 64 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more stanzas from Watts' paraphrase included (7 and 8), that fit the meter of the music.

General Information

Title: Religion
First Line: My God, permit my tongue
Composer: Daniel Read
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1793 in The Columbian Harmonist No. 1, 1793, p. 32

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 63, Part 4, with eight stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 63.