Barre (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2015-05-13)  CPDL #35388:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-05-13).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added. All five stanzas included from Watts' song.

General Information

Title: Barre
First Line: How glorious is our heavenly King
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1770 in The New-England Psalm-Singer, p. 67
Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1720, Divine and Moral Songs for Children, Song 1.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at How glorious is our heavenly King.