Majesty (Timothy Swan)

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  • (Posted 2014-12-15)   CPDL #33700:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-12-15).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 38 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition.
  • (Posted 2014-12-15)   CPDL #33701:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-12-15).   Score information: Unknown, 2 pages, 78 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Majesty
First Line: He framed the globe, He built the sky
Composer: Timothy Swan
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1783 in Brownson's Select Harmony, third edition, p. 80

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his paraphrase of Psalm 96.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 96.