Norton (Daniel Read)

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  • (Posted 2015-08-16)   CPDL #36480:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-08-16).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 71 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. The other seven stanzas of Watts' paraphrase added below. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • CPDL #31826:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-05-03).   Score information: Letter (landscape), 1 page, 45 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Music from 1786, note shapes added (4-shape). The other seven stanzas of Watts' paraphrase added below. Re-formatted 2015-08-15.

General Information

Title: Norton
First Line: Mine eyes and my desire
Composer: Daniel Read
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1785 in The American Singing-Book.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his paraphrase of Psalm 25.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 25.