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By the Waters of Babylon

This is a setting of Psalm 137.    It is slightly adapted from a more complex, 4-line hymn attributed to English organist Philip Hayes (1738–1797), and has been recorded by some more recent artists including Don McLean and Sr Janet Mead.

It was first published page 105 in "The Muses Delight: Catches, Glees, Canzonets and Canons" (1786) edited by Hayes (ref).

It can be treated as either a three-voice round, using only the first verse, or a three-verse song.