St. Vincent's (In vain we lavish out our lives) (Anonymous)
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-12). Score information: Letter, 1 page, 76 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1788. The other nine stanzas from Watts' hymn included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-12). Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 73 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The other nine stanzas from Watts' hymn included.
First published: 1788 in Sacred Harmony, or a Collection of Psalm Tunes, Ancient and Modern, p. 98
Description: Composer not identified in this publication, nor by recent research. John and William Norman are known to be the engravers of this book (see Britton, Lowens, and Crawford 1990). Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 80 of Book 1, in ten stanzas.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at In vain we lavish out our lives.