Paradise (Ezra Goff)

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  • (Posted 2015-06-29)   CPDL #35926:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-06-29).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 71 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. The other three stanzas of Watts' hymn added below. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-06-29)   CPDL #35925:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-06-29).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 69 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The other three stanzas of Watts' hymn added below.

General Information

Title: Paradise
First Line: And can this mighty King
Composer: Ezra Goff
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 66. 66. 88 (66. 66. 44. 44)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1806 in The Village Compilation, p. 43

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 169 of Book 2. Goff used the fourth stanza of Watts' hymn in his composition, except for the last two lines Goff has "Join all my powers To serve the Lord" for Watts' "Join all my powers And praise the Lord."

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at The Lord Jehovah reigns v. 4