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==General Information==
 
==General Information==
 
'''Title:''' ''Hamton''<br>
 
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'''First Line:''' Let mortal tongues  attempt to sing<br>
 
{{Composer|William Billings}}
 
{{Composer|William Billings}}
 
{{Lyricist|Isaac Watts}}
 
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==Original text and translations==
 
==Original text and translations==
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Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-05-02).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 76 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All six stanzas included from Watts' hymn.

General Information

Title: Hamton
First Line: Let mortal tongues attempt to sing
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1770

Description: First published in The New-England Psalm-Singer, 1770, p. 14. Words inferred to be Isaac Watts, 1709, his Hymn 58 of Book 1 (see Kroeger 1981). Barbour (1960) changes the title to Hampton, but Kroeger (1981) accepts the title as Hamton as originally published by Billings.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Let mortal tongues attempt to sing.