Granby (Alexander Gillet)

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  • (Posted 2018-04-28)   CPDL #49454:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-04-28).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 53 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1794. Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-04-28)   CPDL #49453:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-04-28).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 51 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Granby
First Line: Come, sound his praise abroad
Composer: Alexander Gillet
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SSTB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1794 in Andrew Law's The Christian Harmony, p. 49, for four voices: two trebles, tenor, and bass

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 95, Part 2, with six stanzas. Gillet 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 95.