Wenham (Samuel Holyoke)

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  • (Posted 2019-04-28)   CPDL #54079:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-04-28).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 65 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1791. Five more stanzas included from Tate and Brady's 1698 paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2019-04-28)   CPDL #54078:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-04-28).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 47 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Five more stanzas included from Tate and Brady's 1698 paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Wenham
First Line: Lord, hear the voice of my complaint
Composer: Samuel Holyoke
Lyricist: Tate and Bradycreate page

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1791 in Harmonia Americana, p. 39

Description: Words by Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady, 1696, New Version paraphrase of Psalm 64, amended by them in 1698, with ten stanzas. Holyoke modified the fourth line of the first stanza slightly, from "free my soul from fear" to "free my soul from care".

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 64.