Westborough (Daniel Belknap)

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Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-04-24).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 42 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The other five stanzas included from Watts' paraphrase.

General Information

Title: Westborough
Composer: Daniel Belknap
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1802

Description: First published in Belknap's Middlesex Collection, 1802. Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 90, Part 2, in six stanzas. Belknap used the second stanza in his composition; he revised the second line of Watts' paraphrase.

Watts: An inch or two of time
Belknap: How short the fleeting time

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