Hampton (Samuel Holyoke)

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  • (Posted 2016-10-24)   CPDL #41557:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-10-24).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 63 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1803. All five stanzas of Watts' hymn included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-10-24)   CPDL #41556:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-10-24).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 57 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All five stanzas of Watts' hymn included.

General Information

Title: Hampton
First Line: Thus saith the Ruler of the skies
Composer: Samuel Holyoke
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1803 in The Columbian Repository, pp. 370-371

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 83 of Book 2, with five stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Thus saith the Ruler of the skies.