Berkeley (Jacob Kimball)

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  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2018-05-12)   CPDL #49641:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-05-12).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 44 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1793. Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2018-05-12)   CPDL #49640:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-05-12).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 42 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' hymn.

General Information

Title: Berkeley
First Line: Come, let us join our cheerful songs
Composer: Jacob Kimball
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1793

Description: First published in Kimball's Rural Harmony, 1793, p. 20. Words by Isaac Watts, 1797, Hymn 62 of Book 1, with five stanzas. Kimball used the first two stanzas of Watts' hymn in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Come, let us join our cheerful songs.