Brattle Street (1770) (William Billings)

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  • CPDL #32921:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-09-13).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 38 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval-note edition.
  • CPDL #32922:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-09-13).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 40 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Brattle Street (1770)
First Line: Just are thy ways, and true thy word
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 88. 88. D (L.M.D.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1770 in The New-England Psalm-Singer

Description: Very different from Brattle Street published in 1786. Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his paraphrase of Psalm 18, Part 3.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 18.