Norway (Oliver Shaw)

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  • (Posted 2019-11-21)   CPDL #56002:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-11-21).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 51 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1815. MusicXML source file(s) is (are) in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2019-11-21)   CPDL #56001:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-11-21).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 52 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). MusicXML source file(s) is (are) in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Norway
{First Line: Our sorrows and our tears we pour
Composer: Oliver Shaw
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1815 in The Providence Selection

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Book 2, Hymn 46, with seven stanzas. Shaw used the fifth and sixth stanzas of Watts' hymn in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Up to the Lord, that reigns on high.