Digby (Timothy Swan)

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  • (Posted 2016-12-26)   CPDL #42408:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-12-26).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 60 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. The other nine stanzas included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-12-26)   CPDL #42407:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-12-26).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 83 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The other nine stanzas included.

General Information

Title: Digby
First Line: God counts the sorrows of his saints
Composer: Timothy Swan
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1801 in Swan's New England Harmony, p. 36

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1717, paraphrase of Psalm 56, with ten stanzas. Swan used the sixth stanza of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 56.