Caledonia (Samuel Babcock)

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  • (Posted 2016-06-13)   CPDL #40008:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-06-13).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 76 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. Another stanza (5) added from Cowper's hymn, the only other stanza that fits the music. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-06-13)   CPDL #40007:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-06-13).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 83 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Another stanza (5) added from Cowper's hymn, the only other stanza that fits the music.

General Information

Title: Caledonia
First Line: I will praise thee every day
Composer: Samuel Babcock
Lyricist: William Cowper

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 77. 77

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1795 in Babcock's The Middlesex Harmony, no. 16, p. 29-31

Description: Words by William Cowper, 1759, entitled O Lord, I will praise thee!, based on Isaiah chapter 12, in five stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at I will praise thee every day.