Blendon (Daniel Belknap)

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  • (Posted 2015-12-09)   CPDL #37801:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-12-09).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 76 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. The top and second staffs switched. Another pair of stanzas from Watts' hymn included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-12-09)   CPDL #37800:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-12-09).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 75 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The top and second staffs switched. Another pair of stanzas from Watts' hymn included.

General Information

Title: Blendon
First Line: Our sins, alas! How strong they be
Composer: Daniel Belknap
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1806 in The Village Compilation p. 107, for three voices

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 86 of Book 2, with five stanzas. Belknap used the first two stanzas of Watts' hymn in his composition.

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Original text and translations

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