Exaltation (Walter Janes)

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  • (Posted 2016-08-08)   CPDL #40684:     1  2  
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-08-08).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 72 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Three more stanzas included, selected from Watts' paraphrase. Midi file 2 is with brass choir. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-08-08)   CPDL #40683:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-08-08).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 83 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Three more stanzas included, selected from Watts' paraphrase.

General Information

Title: Exaltation
First Line: Now shall my head be lifted high
Composer: Walter Janes
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1807 in The Harmonic Minstrelsey, p. 24.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1717, paraphrase of Psalm 27, Part 1, in five stanzas. Janes used the fifth stanza of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 27.