Treasure (Oliver Holden)

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  • (Posted 2015-09-11)   CPDL #36747:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-09-11).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 72 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Four-part version. Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2015. Oval note edition. Two more pairs of stanzas from Watts' paraphrase included. MusicXML source file(s) is (are) in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-09-11)   CPDL #36746:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-09-11).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 1 page, 61 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Four-part version. Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2015. Note shapes added (4-shape). Two more pairs of stanzas from Watts' paraphrase included.
  • (Posted 2015-09-11)   CPDL #36745:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-09-11).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 58 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Three-part version. Oval note edition, as written in 1796. Two more pairs of stanzas from Watts' paraphrase included. MusicXML source file(s) is (are) in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2015-09-11)   CPDL #36744:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-09-11).   Score information: 7 x 10 in (landscape), 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: SacredPsalm-tune   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.) (Watts), Meter: 86. 86. D (C.M.D.) (Holden)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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Description: First published in The Union Harmony, 1796, p. 94, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass.}}

Description: 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.