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==General Information==
 
==General Information==
 
'''Title:''' ''Treasure''<br>
 
'''Title:''' ''Treasure''<br>
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'''First Line:''' How doth Thy word my heart engage<br>
 
{{Composer|Oliver Holden}}
 
{{Composer|Oliver Holden}}
 
{{Lyricist|Isaac Watts}}
 
{{Lyricist|Isaac Watts}}
  
 
{{Voicing|3|STB}}<br>
 
{{Voicing|3|STB}}<br>
{{Genre|Sacred|Hymns}}
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{{Voicing|4|SATB}}<br>
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{{Genre|Sacred|Hymns}} &nbsp; {{meter|86. 86 (C.M.)}} (Watts), {{meter|86. 86. D (C.M.D.)}} (Holden)
 
{{Language|English}}
 
{{Language|English}}
 
{{Instruments|A cappella}}
 
{{Instruments|A cappella}}
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==Original text and translations==
 
==Original text and translations==
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{{LinkText|Psalm 119}}
  
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[[Category:Shapenote-4 Editions]]
 
[[Category:Sheet music]]
 
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[[Category:Classical music]]
 
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Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-09-11).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 63 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Three-part version. Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more pairs of stanzas from Watts' paraphrase included.

General Information

Title: Treasure
First Line: How doth Thy word my heart engage
Composer: Oliver Holden
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.) (Watts), Meter: 86. 86. D (C.M.D.) (Holden)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1796

Description: First published in The Union Harmony, 1796, p. 94, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass. Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his paraphrase of Psalm 119, Part 5, in six stanzas. Holden used stanzas three and four of Watts' paraphrase in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 119.