Eastborough (Samuel Holyoke)

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  • (Posted 2020-07-01)  CPDL #59447:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-07-01).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 57 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2020. Oval notes, as in 1803. Another pair of stanzas included, from Watts' hymn.
  • (Posted 2020-07-01)  CPDL #59446:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-07-01).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 2 pages, 52 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Counter part written by B. C. Johnston, 2020. Note shapes added (4-shape). Another pair of stanzas included, from Watts' hymn.

General Information

Title: Eastborough
First Line: Far from my thoughts, vain world, begone
Composer: Samuel Holyoke
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1803 in The Columbian Repository

Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, from Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Hymn 15 of Book 2, with six stanzas. Holyoke used the first two stanzas in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Far from my thoughts, vain world, begone.