Psalm for Thanksgiving Day (Oliver Holden)

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  • (Posted 2015-02-08)   CPDL #34510:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-02-08).   Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 75 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition.
  • (Posted 2015-02-08)   CPDL #34511:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-02-08).   Score information: Unknown, 3 pages, 115 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Psalm for Thanksgiving Day
First Line: Let every creature join
Composer: Oliver Holden
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredAnthem   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.), six times in Holden's music.

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1803 in The Charlestown Collection, 1803, pp. 4-7

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 148. The first six stanzas of Watts' poem have been set to music.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 148.