New Jerusalem (James P. Carrell)
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- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-04-24). Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 76 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Note heads converted to oval shapes.
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-04-24). Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 76 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Note heads in four-shape format, as originally published in 1821.
Title: New Jerusalem
First Line: This life's a dream, an empty show
Composer: James P. Carrell
Lyricist: Isaac Watts
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred, Anthem Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1821 in Songs of Zion, pp. 44-45
Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1717, paraphrase of Psalm 17, Part 2, with six stanzas. Carrell used stanzas four, five, and six in his composition.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 17.