Severn (Jacob Kimball)

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  • (Posted 2017-08-04)   CPDL #45746:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-08-04).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 113 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1793. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2017-08-04)   CPDL #45745:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-08-04).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 64 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Severn
First Line: Is this the kind return
Composer: Jacob Kimball
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1793 in Kimball's The Rural Harmony, pp. 71-75, for three voices: Tenor-Treble-Bass

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 74 of Book 2, with six stanzas. Kimball used stanzas one, two, five, and six in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Is this the kind return.