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  • (Posted 2016-08-13)   CPDL #40745:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-08-13).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 79 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. All six stanzas of Watts' paraphrase included; stanza six modified for American use as shown below. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-08-12)   CPDL #40744:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-08-12).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 79 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All six stanzas of Watts' paraphrase included; stanza six modified for American use as shown below.

General Information

Title: Byford
First Line: Not to our names, Thou only just and true
Composer: Oliver Brownson
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 10 10. 10 10. 10 10

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella


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Description: First published in Brownson's Select Harmony, 1783, p. 39. Words by Isaac Watts, 1717, paraphrase of Psalm 115, Part 2, with six stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 115.
Text to Stanza six of Watts' paraphrase altered:

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Watts
O Britain, trust the Lord: thy foes in vain
Attempt thy ruin, and oppose his reign;
Had they prevailed, darkness had closed our days,
And death and silence had forbid his praise:
But we are saved, and live; let songs arise,
And Britain bless the God that built the skies.

 

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O nation, trust the Lord: thy foes in vain
Attempt thy ruin, and oppose his reign;
Had they prevailed, darkness had closed our days,
And death and silence had forbid his praise:
But we are saved, and live; let songs arise,
This nation bless the God that built the skies.