Southborough (Daniel Belknap)

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  • (Posted 2015-11-26)   CPDL #37671:  Icon_pdf.gif MusicXML.png
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-26).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 90 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The other five stanzas of Watts' poem added below.
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2013-01-06).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 53 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The alto part is printed in the alto clef in the source. The original time signature is retorted time. Only the first verse of the text given here is given in the source: three subsequent verses have been added editorially.

General Information

Title: Southborough
First Line: See where he languished on the cross
Composer: Daniel Belknap
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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Description: This tune was published on p. 10 of Daniel Belknap's The Harmonist's Companion, Boston: 1797. Hymn Tune Index tune number 7351. Words by Isaac Watts, 1706, Horae Lyricae, poem entitled Love On a Cross and a Throne, with six stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Now let my faith grow strong, and rise.