Naples (Daniel Read)

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  • (Posted 2015-05-27)   CPDL #35575:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-05-27).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 68 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Version of 1794. The other four stanzas from Watts' hymn added below. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • CPDL #31824:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-05-03).   Score information: Letter (landscape), 1 page, 29 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Version of 1794. The other four stanzas from Watts' hymn added below.

General Information

Title: Naples
First Line: Shall the vile race of flesh and blood
Composer: Daniel Read
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1785 in The American Singing-Book; revised by Read in 1794.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 82 of Book 1.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Shall the vile race of flesh and blood.