Solitude (Elisha West)
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-12-22). Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 62 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The last stanzas included from the two sources, with Watts' paraphrase shortened as before. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Description: Words are a combination of two paraphrases of Psalm 11. The first part is the first stanza of Isaac Watts' paraphrase, with the second and fourth lines reduced in length to six syllables; the second part is the first stanza of Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady's paraphrase.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 11.
Isaac Watts, 1719
West 1798 and this edition