Florida (Oliver Shaw)

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  • (Posted 2019-11-19)  CPDL #55989:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-11-19).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 44 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Four-part edition; Counter part by B. C. Johnston, 2019. Note shapes added (4-shape). All six stanzas of Watts' hymn included.

General Information

Title: Florida
First Line: And must this body die
Composer: Oliver Shaw
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1808 in The Musical Medley
    2nd published: 1808 in The Columbian Sacred Harmonist
Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymns and Spiritual Songs Hymn 110 of Book 2, with six stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at And must this body die.