Tunbridge (Jacob Kimball)

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  • (Posted 2017-07-31)   CPDL #45716:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-07-31).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 57 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: As arranged by Bartholomew Brown in 1810. Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more pairs of stanzas added; the last part of stanza 3 probably written by William Hauser in 1848. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2017-07-31)   CPDL #45715:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-07-31).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: As arranged by William Hauser, 1848. Notes in four-shape format, as in Hauser 1848. Stanzas as in Hauser 1848. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2017-07-31)   CPDL #45714:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-07-31).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 80 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1793. Two more pairs of stanzas added, mostly from Watts' hymn; the second part of stanza 3 from The Hesperian Harp, 1848, probably by William Hauser. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2017-07-31)   CPDL #45712:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-07-31).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 54 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more pairs of stanzas added, mostly from Watts' hymn; the second part of stanza 3 from The Hesperian Harp, 1848, probably by William Hauser.

General Information

Title: Tunbridge
First Line: Our sins, alas! how strong they be
Composer: Jacob Kimball
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1793 in Kimball's The Rural Harmony, 1793, pp. 108-109, for three voices (Tenor-Treble-Bass)
  2nd published: 1802 in Columbian and European Harmony, Edition 1
  3rd published: 1848 in The Hesperian Harp

Description: The top staff, Tenor in Kimball's system, carries the melody. Words by Isaac Watts, 1707, Hymn 86 of Book 2, with five stanzas. This tune was arranged by Bartholomew Brown in 1810, exchanging the top two staffs, and adding a Counter part. Brown's arrangement was further arranged by William Hauser in 1848, who removed all the grace notes and accidentals.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Our sins, alas! How strong they be.