Cumberland (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2014-12-24)   CPDL #33847:  Icon_pdf.gif Icon_snd.gif
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-12-24).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 33 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition.
  • (Posted 2014-12-24)   CPDL #33848:  Icon_pdf.gif
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-12-24).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 53 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).

General Information

Title: Cumberland
First Line: Behold the glories of the Lamb
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1770

Description: Published in The New-England Psalm-Singer, 1770, p. 16, without text. Text chosen by Kroeger (1981): Isaac Watts 1709, Hymn 1 of Book 1.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Behold the glories of the Lamb.