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:'''Edition notes:''' Oval note edition, with instrumental interludes, as written in 1793. Two more stanzas included, selected from Watts' paraphrase. {{MXL}}
 
:'''Edition notes:''' Oval note edition, with instrumental interludes, as written in 1793. Two more stanzas included, selected from Watts' paraphrase. {{MXL}}

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  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2019-12-15)   CPDL #56291:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-12-15).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition, with instrumental interludes, as written in 1793. Two more stanzas included, selected from Watts' paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2019-12-15)   CPDL #56290:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-12-15).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 48 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Instrumental interludes omitted. Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more stanzas included, selected from Watts' paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Firmament
First Line: Great God, the heav'ns' well-ordered frame
Composer: Daniel Read
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 88. 88. 88

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1793 in The Columbian Harmonist

Description: Voices a cappella, with two instrumental interludes for two instruments, possibly violin and contrabass. Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 19, Part 4, with eight stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 19.