Waterfield (Samuel Holyoke)

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  • (Posted 2020-09-10)  CPDL #60507:          Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 73 kB   Copyright: Public Domain – Oval notes, as in 1803.
  • (Posted 2020-09-10)  CPDL #60506:        Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 66 kB   Copyright: Public Domain – Four-shape notes.
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-09-10).  
Edition notes: Lower choosing-notes in Treble moved to Counter in measures 11-14, 36-44. Another quartet of stanzas included from Watts' paraphrase.

General Information

Title: Waterfield
First Line: This spacious earth is all the Lord's
Composer: Samuel Holyoke
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1803 in The Columbian Repository
Description:  Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 24, Part 2, with eight stanzas. Holyoke used stanzas one, two, and five (twice) in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 24.