Stowe (Samuel Babcock)

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  • (Posted 2016-06-14)   CPDL #40010:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-06-14).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 61 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. The other seven stanzas of Newton's hymn included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-06-14)   CPDL #40009:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-06-14).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 61 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The other seven stanzas of Newton's hymn included.

General Information

Title: Stowe
First Line: The birds without barn
Composer: Samuel Babcock
Lyricist: John Newton

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 10 10. 11 11 (actually 55. 55. 65. 65)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1795 in Babcock's The Middlesex Harmony, no. 6, p. 11.

Description: Words by John Newton, 1759, entitled The Lord will provide, in eight stanzas. Babcock used the second stanza of Newton's hymn in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Though troubles assail.