Duxborough (William Billings)
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- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-12-01). Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 48 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).
First Line: In vain the wealthy mortals toil
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1770 in The New-England Psalm-Singer
2nd published: 1778 in The Singing Master's Assistant
3rd published: 1779 in Music in Miniature, no. 18
Description: Originally published in The New-England Psalm-Singer, 1770, p. 8, without words. Revised in 1778, with words added from Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 24 (Book 1).
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at In vain the wealthy mortals toil.