Shirley (Daniel Belknap)

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  • (Posted 2019-12-17)  CPDL #56317:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-12-17).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 43 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Four-part edition; Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2019. Note shapes added (4-shape). The two remaining stanzas of Watts' paraphrase included.

General Information

Title: Shirley
First Line: Our moments fly apace
Composer: Daniel Belknap
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1806 in The Village Compilation
Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 90, Part 5, with five stanzas. Belknap used the third stanza of Watts; paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 90.