Shoreham (Daniel Belknap)

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  • (Posted 2016-04-17)   CPDL #39365:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-04-17).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 87 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Two more pairs of stanzas from Watts' hymn included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-04-17)   CPDL #39364:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-04-17).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 72 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more pairs of stanzas from Watts' hymn included.

General Information

Title: Shoreham
First Line: There is a land of pure delight
Composer: Daniel Belknap
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1797 in The Harmonist's Companion, no. 14, p. 15
Revised by Belknap in 1800.

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 66 of Book 1, in six stanzas. Belknap used stanzas one and three of Watts' hymn in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at There is a land of pure delight.