Zion (Oliver Holden)

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  • (Posted 2015-07-29)   CPDL #36337:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-29).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 58 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. The other three stanzas of Watts' paraphrase added below. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-07-29)   CPDL #36336:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-07-29).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 59 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The other three stanzas from Watts' paraphrase added.

General Information

Title: Zion
First Line: Lo, what an entertaining sight
Composer: Oliver Holden
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1792 in Oliver Holden's American Harmony

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his paraphrase of Psalm 133, in four stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 133.