Stafford (Daniel Read)

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  • CPDL #32380:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-07-04).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 33 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Version of 1804. The five other stanzas from Watts' paraphrase added below. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • CPDL #32381:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-07-04).   Score information: Letter (landscape), 1 page, 33 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Version of 1804. The five other stanzas from Watts' paraphrase added below.

General Information

Title: Stafford
First Line: See what a living stone
Composer: Daniel Read
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1782 in The Chorister's Companion; revised by Read 1804.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 118, six stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 118.