Venice (Jacob French)

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  • (Posted 2018-02-02)  CPDL #48659:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-02-02).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 54 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1789. All six stanzas of Watts' hymn included.
  • (Posted 2018-02-02)  CPDL #48658:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-02-02).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 51 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All six stanzas of Watt's hymn included.

General Information

Title: Venice
First Line: Often I seek my Lord by night
Composer: Jacob French
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1789 in The New American Melody, p. 13

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Hymn 71 of Book 1, entitled Christ found in the street, and brought to the church, with six stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Often I seek my Lord by night.