Lisbon (Daniel Read)

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  • CPDL #32995:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-09-21).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 44 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval-note edition. Revised version by Read in 1804. The three other stanzas of Watts' hymn added below. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • CPDL #32996:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-09-21).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 37 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Revised version by Read in 1804. The three other stanzas of Watts' hymn added below.

General Information

Title: Lisbon
First Line: Welcome, sweet day of rest
Composer: Daniel Read
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1785 in The American Singing-Book; revised 1804, Edition 1

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 14 of Book 2, four stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Welcome, sweet day of rest.