- (Posted 2015-11-24) CPDL #37648:
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-24). Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 89 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Oval note edition. Two more pairs of stanzas from Doddridge's hymn added below. MusicXML source file(s) in compressed .mxl format.
- (Posted 2015-11-24) CPDL #37647:
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-11-24). Score information: Unknown, 2 pages, 80 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more pairs of stanzas from Doddridge's hymn included.
Description: First published in The Massachusetts Harmony, 1784, pp. 88-89. Composer has been identified as American, but remains anonymous. Words by Philip Doddridge, 1766, hymn entitled God adored for his goodness, with six stanzas. The first two stanzas of Doddridge's hymn were used in the composition.
Original text and translations
1. Ye sons of men, with joy record
3. Sing earth in verdant robes arrayed,
5. But O! That brighter world above,