New North (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2015-01-24)   CPDL #34401:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-01-24).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 30 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition.
  • (Posted 2015-01-24)   CPDL #34402:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-01-24).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 53 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: New North
First Line: O praise the Lord with one consent
Composer: William Billings
Lyricists: Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1770 in The New-England Psalm-Singer, revised in The Singing Master's Assistant,  1778 .

Description: Published first in The New-England Psalm-Singer, 1770, p. 69, without any indication of lyrics. Revised by Billings in 1778, with lyrics added by Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady, New Version, 1698, paraphrase of Psalm 135.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 135.