Hingham (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2015-05-13)   CPDL #35395:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-05-13).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 51 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. All three stanzas included from Watts' hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-05-13)   CPDL #35394:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-05-13).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 53 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All three stanzas included from Watts' hymn.

General Information

Title: Hingham
First Line: Shall we go on to sin
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1770 in The New-England Psalm-Singer, p. 6

Description: Words inferred by Kroeger (1981): Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 106 of Book 1.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Shall we go on to sin.