New England (Alexander Gillet)

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  • (Posted 2018-02-13)   CPDL #48798:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-02-13).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 46 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Transcribed from Law's Select Number, 1781. Note shapes added (4-shape). One more stanza included, selected from Watts' hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: New England
First Line: My thoughts on aweful subjects roll
Composer: Alexander Gillet
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1781 in Andrew Law's A Select Number of Plain Tunes, p. 13, without words.

Description: Words supplied in Andrew Law's Rudiments of Music, 1792: Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 2 of Book 2, with six stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at My thoughts on aweful subjects roll.