Caledonia (Samuel Holyoke)

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  • (Posted 2020-06-29)  CPDL #59406:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-06-29).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 41 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Four more pairs of stanzas included from Watts' paraphrase.

General Information

Title: Caledonia
First Line: Lord, we have heard thy works of old
Composer: Samuel Holyoke
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1803 in The Columbian Repository
Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 44, with eleven stanzas. Holyoke used two stanzas in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 44.