Bellevue (Elkanah Dare)

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  • (Posted 2019-09-15)   CPDL #55349:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-09-15).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 62 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as originally published in 1813. In this edition, the complex shifting repeats in the fugue section are written out. Three stanzas from Watts' paraphrase included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Bellevue
First Line: Ye tribes of Adam, join
Composer: Elkanah Dare
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 66. 66. 88

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1813 in Wyeth's Repository, Part Second

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 148, with eleven stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 148.