Copeland (Samuel Holyoke)

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  • (Posted 2016-11-23)   CPDL #42004:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-11-23).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 48 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-11-23)   CPDL #42003:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-11-23).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 54 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Copeland
First Line: O blessed souls are they
Composer: Samuel Holyoke
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
  Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.) Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1803 in The Columbian Repository, pp. 39-40

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1717, paraphrase of Psalm 32, Version 1, with four stanzas. Holyoke used all four stanzas of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 32.