Freetown (Daniel Read)

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  • CPDL #32970:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-09-18).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 42 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval-note edition.
  • CPDL #31823:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-05-03).   Score information: Letter (landscape), 1 page, 31 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Five more stanzas added below, selected from Watts' hymn. Re-formatted 2015-08-31.

General Information

Title: Freetown
Composer: Daniel Read
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 66. 66. 88

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella


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Description: Transcribed from the American Singing-Book, 1786. Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his Hymn 150 of Book 1, in twelve stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Join all the glorious names.