Richmond (Daniel Belknap)

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  • (Posted 2019-12-16)  CPDL #56304:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-12-16).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 49 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Four-part edition; Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2019. Note shapes added (4-shape). The other two pairs of stanzas from Watts' paraphrase included.

General Information

Title: Richmond
First Line: Sing to the Lord, ye distant lands
Composer: Daniel Belknap
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1806 in The Psalmodist's Assistant, Edition 2, no. 80
Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 96, Part 1, with six stanzas. Belknap 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 96.