Burlington (Nehemiah Shumway)

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  • (Posted 2015-04-30)   CPDL #35241:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-04-30).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 100 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. The remaining fourteen stanzas of Hopkinson's paraphrase added below.
  • (Posted 2015-04-30)   CPDL #35240:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-04-30).   Score information: Unknown, 2 pages, 74 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Burlington
First Line: My God, my God, why leavest Thou me
Composer: Nehemiah Shumway
Lyricist: Francis Hopkinson

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 8866. 8866

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1793 in Shumway's The American Harmony, pp. 162-163

Description: Words by Francis Hopkinson, 1767, based on Tate and Brady's New Version, 1698, paraphrase of Psalm 22.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 22.