Eastham (Daniel Read)

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  • CPDL #32944:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-09-14).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 32 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval-note edition.
  • CPDL #31813:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-05-02).   Score information: Letter (landscape), 1 page, 26 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The other five stanzas of Watts' paraphrase added below. Re-formatted 2015-08-14.

General Information

Title: Eastham
First Line: Tis with a mournful pleasure now
Composer: Daniel Read
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1785 in The American Singing-Book, Edition 1

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, paraphrase of Psalm 42.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 42.