Ouse (Daniel Belknap)

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  • (Posted 2016-04-16)   CPDL #39340:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-04-16).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 64 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Two more stanzas from Watts' paraphrase included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-04-16)   CPDL #39338:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-04-16).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 77 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more stanzas from Watts' paraphrase included.

General Information

Title: Ouse
First Line: Let all the earth-born race
Composer: Daniel Belknap
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 66. 66. 88 (actually 66. 66. 44. 44)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1797 in The Harmonist's Companion, no. 19, p. 20

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 148, in ten stanzas. Belknap used the fifth stanza of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 148.