Rowland (Merit Woodruff)

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  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2018-05-07)   CPDL #49572:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-05-07).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 86 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1800. Two more pairs of stanzas included, selected from Watts' paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2018-05-07)   CPDL #49571:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-05-07).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 75 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more pairs of stanzas included, selected from Watts' paraphrase.

General Information

Title: Rowland
First Line: Lord, we have heard thy works of old
Composer: Merit Woodruff
Lyricists: Isaac Watts and Joel Barlow

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1800

Description: Published in Devotional Harmony, 1800, pp. 29-30. Stanza 1a of Woodruff's work is the first stanza of Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 44, with eleven stanzas; stanza 1b is the second stanza of Joel Barlow, 1786, paraphrase of Psalm 44, with eleven stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 44.