Sharon (Elisha West)

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  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2020-01-07)   CPDL #56564:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-01-07).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 51 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Another stanza included from Watts' paraphrase. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Sharon
First Line: How pleased and blest was I
Composer: Elisha West
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 668. 668

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1793 in The American Harmony

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 122, with five stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 122.