Relley (Jacob French)

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  • (Posted 2018-04-13)   CPDL #49316:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-04-13).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 56 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1789. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2018-04-13)   CPDL #49315:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-04-13).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 74 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Relley
First Line: Lo! what a glorious sight appears
Composer: Jacob French
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1789 in The New American Melody, pp. 17-19.

Description: Original words were by Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady, 1698, paraphrase of Psalm 83, Stanza 3, "Against thy zealous people, Lord." Words substituted for these editions: Isaac Watts, 1707, Hymn 21 of Book 1, with six stanzas; stanzas 1, 2, and 6 are used.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Lo! what a glorious sight appears.