Petersburgh (William Billings)
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- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-08-29). Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 75 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' hymn.
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-08-30). Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 47 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Oval note edition. Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' hymn. Re-formatted 2016-08-28.
First Line: Thus saith the high and lofty one
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred Meter: 88. 88. D (L.M.D.)
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1786 in The Suffolk Harmony
Description: Transcribed from Suffolk Harmony, 1786. Words by Isaac Watts, his Hymn 87 of Book 1, based on Isaiah 47:15-16, with five stanzas. Billings used the first two stanzas of Watts' hymn in his composition.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Thus saith the high and lofty one.