Brattle Street (1786) (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2014-07-18)  CPDL #32471:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-07-18).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 39 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval-note edition.
  • (Posted 2014-04-30)  CPDL #31801:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-04-30).   Score information: Letter (landscape), 2 pages, 36 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Brattle Street (1786)
First Line: Sweet is the work, my God, my King
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1786 in The Suffolk Harmony, no. 8, p. 19
Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, adaptation of Psalm 92. Hymn Tune Index tune number 4680. Very different from Brattle Street written by Billings in 1770.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 92.