Messiah (Jacob French)

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Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-11-26).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 50 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1802. The following three stanzas of Watts' paraphrase included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-11-26).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 50 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The following three stanzas of Watts' paraphrase included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Messiah
First Line: Sun, moon and stars convey thy praise
Composer: Jacob French
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1802 in Harmony of Harmony, p. 148.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 19, with six stanzas. French used the third stanza of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 19.