Boundbrook (Samuel Holyoke)

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  • (Posted 2020-09-11)  CPDL #60518:          Score information: Letter, 1 page, 51 kB   Copyright: Public Domain – Oval notes, as in 1803.
  • (Posted 2020-09-11)  CPDL #60517:        Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 42 kB   Copyright: Public Domain – Four-shape notes.
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-09-11).   Edition notes: Another pair of stanzas included from Watts' hymn.

General Information

Title: Boundbrook
First Line: Life is the time to serve the Lord
Composer: Samuel Holyoke
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
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, 1707, from Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Hymn 88 of Book 1, with six stanzas. Holyoke used the first two stanzas in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Life is the time to serve the Lord.