Orangeburgh (Amos Pilsbury)

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  • (Posted 2018-01-01)   CPDL #48265:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-01-01).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 59 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Five more stanzas included, selected from Hopkinson's paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Orangeburgh
First Line: My God! my God! why leavest thou me
Composer: Amos Pilsbury
Lyricist: Francis Hopkinson

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 8866. 8866

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1799 in Pilsbury's The United States Sacred Harmony, p. 180

Description: Words by Francis Hopkinson, 1767, paraphrase of Psalm 22, with fifteen stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 22.