Fairfield (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2014-12-25)   CPDL #33849:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-12-25).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 34 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition.
  • (Posted 2014-12-25)   CPDL #33850:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-12-25).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 59 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Fairfield
First Line: From lowest depths of woe
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Tate and Bradycreate page

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1770 in The New-England Psalm-Singer, p. 13

Description: Published in 1770 without indication of lyrics. Kroeger (1982) chose Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady, New Version, 1698, paraphrase of Psalm 130.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 130.