Medford (Samuel Holyoke)

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  • (Posted 2016-10-07)   CPDL #41343:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-10-07).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 67 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Two more stanzas included from Watts' poem. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-10-07)   CPDL #41342:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-10-07).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 63 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more stanzas included from Watts' poem.

General Information

Title: Medford
First Line: My sorrows, like a flood
Composer: Samuel Holyoke
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1804 in The Christian Harmonist, p. 39.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1706, poem entitled Confession and Pardon, with seventeen stanzas. Holyoke used the third stanza of Watts' poem in his composition.

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Original text and translations

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