Weston (Samuel Babcock)

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  • (Posted 2016-05-18)   CPDL #39692:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-05-18).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 65 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1795. Two more pairs of stanzas included, selected from Watts' poem. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-05-18)   CPDL #39691:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-05-18).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 66 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape), Two more pairs of stanzas included, selected from Watts' poem.

General Information

Title: Weston
First Line: Jesus, the Savior stands
Composer: Samuel Babcock
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1795 in Babcock's The Middlesex Harmony, no. 23, p. 52

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1706, poem entitled Confession and Pardon, with seventeen stanzas. Babcock used stanzas seven and eight in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Alas, my aching heart.