Berkeley (Jacob Kimball)

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  • (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.
  • (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. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

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 in Kimball's The Rural Harmony, p. 20.

Description: 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.