Burton (Elisha West)

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  • (Posted 2019-12-30)  CPDL #56447:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-12-30).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 49 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Another pair of stanzas included, selected from Watts' paraphrase.
  • (Posted 2019-12-30)  CPDL #56446:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-12-30).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 50 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Another pair of stanzas included, selected from Watts' paraphrase.

General Information

Title: Burton
First Line: Lord, what a thoughtless wretch was I
Composer: Elisha West
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1802 in The Musical Concert, Edition 1

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 73, Part 3, with five stanzas. West used the first two stanzas of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 73.