Contentment (Oliver Holden)

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  • (Posted 2015-07-26)   CPDL #36259:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-26).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 81 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-07-26)   CPDL #36258:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-26).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 78 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Contentment
First Line: Now let the Lord my Savior smile
Composer: Oliver Holden
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.) (Watts), Meter: 88. 88. D (L.M.D.) (Holden)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1796 in The Union Harmony Ed. 2, pp. 14-15.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 50 of Book 2, with six stanzas. Holden used stanzas one and six in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Now let the Lord my Savior smile.