Warebridge (Oliver Shaw)

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  • (Posted 2019-11-19)  CPDL #55987:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-11-19).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 48 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more stanzas included, selected from Jeremy Belknap's version of Anne Steele's hymn.

General Information

Title: Warebridge
First Line: The praises of my God and King
Composer: Oliver Shaw
Lyricist: Anne Steele

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1808 in The Musical Medley
    2nd published: 1808 in The Columbian Sacred Harmonist
Description:  Words by Anne Steele, 1780, paraphrase of Psalm 146, with eleven stanzas. Amended by Jeremy Belknap in his Sacred Poetry, to start with Steele's second stanza; Shaw copied Belknap.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 146.