Dalton (Hezekiah Moors)

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  • (Posted 2020-02-01)   CPDL #56868:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-02-01).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 41 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The original four staffs (Tr–C–T–B) converted to two staffs: old Tenor becomes Soprano, old Counter becomes Alto, old Treble becomes Tenor, and Bass remains. Transposed down from D Major to C Major. The last stanza included. MusicXML source file(s) is (are) in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2020-02-01)   CPDL #56867:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-02-01).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 42 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The last stanza included. MusicXML source file(s) is (are) in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Dalton
First Line: No burning heats by day
Composer: Hezekiah Moors
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 66. 66. 88 (actually 66. 66. 44. 44.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1809 in The Province Harmony

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 121, Part 2, with four stanzas. Moors used the third stanza in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 121.