Babel (Jacob French)

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  • (Posted 2018-01-21)   CPDL #48499:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-01-21).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 64 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-01-21)   CPDL #48498:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-01-21).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 63 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Babel
First Line: O all ye nations, praise the Lord
Composer: Jacob French
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1789 in The New American Melody, pp. 23-25.

Description. Words by Isaac Watts, 1717, paraphrase of Psalm 117, with two stanzas. French used both stanzas in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 117.