Dissolution (Daniel Belknap)

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Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-24).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 80 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Dissolution
First Line: And must my body faint and die
Composer: Daniel Belknap
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1800

Description: First published in The Evangelical Harmony, 1800, p. 39. Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 28 of Book 2, in six stanzas. Belknap used the last two stanzas of Watts' hymn in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Stoop down, my thoughts, that use to rise.