Beneficence (William Billings)
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-07-06). Score information: Letter, 1 page, 40 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Oval-note edition.
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-07-06). Score information: Letter (landscape), 1 page, 40 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).
First published: 1786 in The Suffolk Harmony, p. 10-12
Description: This setting of Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady's metrical version of Psalm 112 was first published on pp10-12 of William Billings' The Suffolk Harmony, Boston: 1786, where it is headed 'Beneficence. Suitable for a Charity meeting. Words T.B.'. Hymn Tune Index tune number 4678.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 112.