Devizes (James P. Carrell)

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  • (Posted 2017-02-11)   CPDL #43070:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-02-11).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 42 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note heads converted to oval shapes. Two more pairs of stanzas included, from Watts' paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2017-02-11)   CPDL #43069:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-02-11).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 43 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note heads in shapenote (4-shape) format, as originally published. Two more pairs of stanzas included, from Watts' paraphrase.

General Information

Title: Devizes
First Line: With earnest longings of the mind
Composer: James P. Carrell
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred &nbsp Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1821 in Songs of Zion, p. 9

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1717, paraphrase of Psalm 42, Part 1, with six stanzas. Carrell used the first two stanzas of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 42.