Ripton (Alexander Gillet)

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  • (Posted 2018-04-22)   CPDL #49403:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-04-22).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 69 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Top staff ("Air") and third staff exchanged. Words substituted for this edition: Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 82 of Book 1, with five stanzas. Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-04-22)   CPDL #49402:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-04-22).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 70 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Top staff ("Air") and third staff exchanged. Words substituted for this edition: Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 82 of Book 1, with five stanzas. Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Ripton
First Line: Shall the vile race of flesh and blood
Composer: Alexander Gillet
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SSTB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1795 in The New York Collection of Sacred Harmony, pp. 86-87, for four voices: two trebles, tenor, and bass

Description: A set-piece. Words printed in 1795: Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 51, Part 1, Show pity, Lord, O Lord, forgive. Gillet uses two L. M. stanzas in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Shall the vile race of flesh and blood.