Newington (Samuel Holyoke)

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Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-11-13).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 38 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Whole piece moved down from E major to D major. Treble and tenor parts exchanged. First three measures, shown as two trebles in original, divided between treble and tenor. Another stanza from Watts' hymn included.
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-11-13).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 43 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Whole piece moved down from E major to D major. Treble and tenor parts exchanged. First three measures, shown as two trebles in original, divided between treble and tenor. Another stanza from Watts' hymn included.

General Information

Title: Newington
First Line: Let God the Father live
Composer: Samuel Holyoke
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1803 in The Columbian Repository, p. 444

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1707, Hymn 28 of Book 3, in five stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Let God the Father live.