Bellevue (Elkanah Dare)

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  • (Posted 2019-09-15)  CPDL #55349:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-09-15).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 62 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as originally published in 1813. In this edition, the complex shifting repeats in the fugue section are written out. Three stanzas from Watts' paraphrase included.

General Information

Title: Bellevue
First Line: Ye tribes of Adam, join
Composer: Elkanah Dare
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 66. 66. 88

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1813 in Wyeth's Repository, Part Second

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 148, with eleven stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 148.