Reflection (Ananias Davisson)
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-11-12). Score information: Letter, 1 page, 80 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Note heads converted to oval shapes. All eight stanzas of Watts' paraphrase included.
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-11-12). Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 51 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as originally published. All eight stanzas of Watts' paraphrase included.
First published: 1813 in Wyeth's Repository, Part Second, as New Canaan
2nd published: 1816 in Kentucky Harmony, as Reflection, Edition 1
3rd published: 1848 in The Hesperian Harp
Description: A folk hymn (Jackson 1953a, No. 122), first published for two voices as New Canaan in Wyeth's Repository, Part Second in 1813, and arranged for four voices by Ananias Davisson in 1816. Davisson's arrangement was reprinted by William Hauser in The Hesperian Harp (1848), p. 63. Words by Isaac Watts, 1717, paraphrase of Psalm 132, Part 2, with eight stanzas.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 132.