Paradise (John Cole)

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  • (Posted 2015-04-11)  CPDL #35056:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-04-11).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 64 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Four more stanzas of Watts' hymn added below.

General Information

Title: Paradise
First Line: My thoughts surmount these lower skies
Composer: John Cole
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1803 in The Charlestown Collection, p. 67

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1713, his Hymn 162 of Book 2.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at My thoughts surmount these lower skies.