Germany (Samuel Holyoke)

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Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-06-27).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 47 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval notes, as written in 1803. Transcribed from The Columbian Repository, 1803. All four stanzas of Watts' paraphrase included.
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-06-27).   Score information: 7 x 11 inches (landscape), 1 page, 45 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Transcribed from The Columbian Repository, 1803. Note shapes added (4-shape). All four stanzas of Watts' paraphrase included.

General Information

Title: Germany
First Line: Ye that delight to serve the Lord
Composer: Samuel Holyoke
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 888. 888

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1791 in Harmonia Americana
  2nd published: 1803 in The Columbian Repository

Description: In 1791, words were by Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady, 1698, New Version paraphrase of Psalm 113, with four 6-line stanzas. Holyoke revised the music slightly in 1803, and substituted words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 113, also with four 6-line stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 113.