Spring (Daniel Belknap)

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  • (Posted 2016-09-26)   CPDL #41247:   
Editor: Aaron Giles (submitted 2016-09-26).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 29 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes:
  • (Posted 2016-04-17)   CPDL #39355:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-04-17).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 63 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. The last stanza of Watts' paraphrase also included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-04-17)   CPDL #39354:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-04-17).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 64 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The last stanza of Watts' paraphrase also included.

General Information

Title: Spring
First Line: He send his word, and melts the snow
Composer: Daniel Belknap
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1797 in The Harmonist's Companion

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 147, in eight stanzas. Belknap used the seventh stanza of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 147.