Brandford (Asahel Benham)

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  • (Posted 2018-05-07)  CPDL #49575:        
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-05-07).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 66 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Words substituted for this edition: Isaac Watts, 1707, Hymn 144 of Book 1, with four stanzas (as in The Worcester Collection, 1788). All four stanzas included.

General Information

Title: Brandford
First Line: Why should the children of a King
Composer: Asahel Benham
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1783 in Oliver Brownson's Select Harmony, 1783, p. 11
Description: Words originally by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 69, Part 1.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Why should the children of a King.