Amboy (Daniel Read)

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  • (Posted 2014-12-07)   CPDL #33611:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-12-07).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 26 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval-note edition.
  • (Posted 2014-12-07)   CPDL #33612:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-12-07).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 51 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Amboy
First Line: I am not concerned to know
Composer: Daniel Read
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 77. 77

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1706, his Lyric Poems, True Riches.

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

I am not concerned to know
What tomorrow fate will do:
'Tis enough that I can say
I've possessed myself to-day:
Then, if haply midnight-death
Seize my flesh and stop my breath,
Yet tomorrow I shall be
Heir to the best part of me.