Russell (Timothy Swan)

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  • (Posted 2016-12-05)   CPDL #42197:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-12-05).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 66 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. All eight stanzas of Watts' paraphrase included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-12-05)   CPDL #42196:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-12-05).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 66 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All eight stanzas of Watts' paraphrase included.

General Information

Title: Russell
First Line: Our days are as the grass
Composer: Timothy Swan
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1801 in Swan's New England Harmony, p. 34.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 103, Part 2, in eight stanzas. Swan used the seventh stanza of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 103.