Hamburg (Samuel Babcock)

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  • (Posted 2016-05-30)   CPDL #39867:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-05-30).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 68 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-05-30)   CPDL #39866:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-05-30).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 69 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Hamburg
First Line: Rise, says the Prince of mercy, rise
Composer: Samuel Babcock
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1795 in Babcock's The Middlesex Harmony, no. 7, p. 12-13.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1706, Confession and Pardon, in seventeen stanzas. Babcock used stanzas sixteen and seventeen in his composition. These are the only two stanzas of the poem that have meter L. M. (88. 88); the rest of the poem is S. M. (66. 86).

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Alas, my aching heart.