Westborough (Samuel Babcock)

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  • (Posted 2016-05-16)   CPDL #39670:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-05-16).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 105 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1793. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-05-16)   CPDL #39669:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-05-16).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 106 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Westborough
First Line: Sing to the Lord, ye heavenly hosts
Composer: Samuel Babcock
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1793 in The Columbian Harmony, p. 10-11

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1707, Hymn 62 of Book 2, in six stanzas. Babcock used stanzas 1, 2, and 5 in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Sing to the Lord, ye heavenly hosts.