Trumpet (Oliver Brownson)

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  • (Posted 2020-02-24)  CPDL #57177:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-02-24).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 42 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more stanzas included from Watts' paraphrase.

General Information

Title: Trumpet
First Line: My flesh shall slumber in the ground
Composer: Oliver Brownson
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1790 in Federal Harmony (Asahel Benham)
Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 17, Part 2, with six stanzas. Brownson used the last stanza in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 17.