Pittston (Supply Belcher)

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  • (Posted 2015-04-18)   CPDL #35129:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-04-18).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 63 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition.
  • (Posted 2015-04-18)   CPDL #35128:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-04-18).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 68 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Pittston
First Line: Now may my head be lifted high
Composer: Supply Belcher
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1797 in The Worcester Collection, Sixth Edition, p. 128.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, his paraphrase of Psalm 27. Belcher uses the last stanza (of five) of Watts' paraphrase; other stanzas are inappropriate because of phrasing of the music. Belcher uses "temples" for Watts' "temple."

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 27.