Rapture (Oliver Holden)

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  • (Posted 2015-02-04)   CPDL #34476:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-02-04).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 37 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Published in 1793 with stanza 1 of Watts' paraphrase; I added stanza 2 below.
  • (Posted 2015-02-04)   CPDL #34477:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-02-04).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 53 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Rapture
First Line: Sweet is the work, my God, my King
Composer: Oliver Holden
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1793 in The Union Harmony, Vol. 2, pp. 12-13.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, his paraphrase of Psalm 92.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 92.