Sincerity (Merit Woodruff)

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  • (Posted 2018-05-06)   CPDL #49565:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-05-06).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 44 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1798. All five stanzas of Watts' paraphrase included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-05-06)   CPDL #49564:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-05-06).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 41 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All five stanzas of Watts' paraphrase included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Sincerity
First Line: My never-ceasing song shall show
Composer: Merit Woodruff
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1798

Description: First published in Asahel Benham's Social Harmony, 1798, p. 47. Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 89, Part 1, with five stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 89.