New-Jersey (Nehemiah Shumway)

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  • (Posted 2015-05-01)   CPDL #35268:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-05-01).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 90 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition.
  • (Posted 2015-05-01)   CPDL #35267:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-05-01).   Score information: Unknown, 2 pages, 89 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: New-Jersey
First Line: Erect your heads, eternal gates
Composer: Nehemiah Shumway
Lyricist: Tate and Bradycreate page

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1793 in Shumway's The American Harmony, pp. 158-159.

Description: Words

by Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady, New Version, 1698, paraphrase of Psalm 24.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 24.