Belgorod (Jacob French)

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  • (Posted 2018-04-16)   CPDL #49357:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-04-16).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 46 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1789. Another pair of stanzas from Watts' hymn included.MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-04-16)   CPDL #49356:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-04-16).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 51 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Another pair of stanzas from Watts' hymn included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Belgorod
First Line: And now the scales have left mine eyes
Composer: Jacob French
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1789 in The New American Melody, pp. 61-62

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 81 of Book 2, with five stanzas. French used stanzas one and three of Watts' hymn in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at And now the scales have left mine eyes.