Weybossett Street (Oliver Shaw)

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  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2019-11-24)   CPDL #56031:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-11-24).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 59 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Four-part version; Counter part by B. C. Johnston, 2019. Oval note edition. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2019-11-24)   CPDL #56030:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-11-24).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 56 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Four-part version; Counter part by B. C. Johnston, 2019. Note shapes added (4-shape). MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Weybossett Street
First Line: Joy to the world! The Lord is come
Composer: Oliver Shaw
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1808 in The Columbian Sacred Harmonist

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 98, Part 2, with four stanzas. Shaw used the first two stanzas of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 98.