Camden (Zedekiah Sanger)

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  • (Posted 2013-10-10)  CPDL #30301:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2013-10-10).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 48 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The alto part is printed in the source in the treble clef an octave above sounding pitch. The time signature in the source is retorted time. Only the first of the three verses of text given here is printed in the source. This is the fourth of the six verses of Isaac Watts' 'With reverence let the saints appear': verses 5 and 6 have been additionally underlaid here.

General Information

Title: Camden
First Line: Thy words the raging winds control
Composer: Zedekiah Sanger
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1806 in The Village Compilation, Boston, p. 37
Description: This setting was published in a collection compiled by Daniel Belknap: it is one of four tunes attributed to Sanger in that collection. Hymn Tune Index tune number 11364. Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 89, Part 2, stanza four of six.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 89.