Ere I sleep, for every favour (Thomas Jarman)
- Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2015-01-15). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 50 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: The order of parts in the source is Alto - Tenor - Air - Bass, with the Alto and Tenor parts given in the treble clef an octave above sounding pitch. Only the first verse of the text is given in the source: subsequent verses have here been added editorially.
Title: Ere I sleep, for every favour
Composer: Thomas Jarman
Tune: Evening Song
Lyricist: John Cennick
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred, Hymn Meter: 8. 33. 6
Instruments: Basso continuo
First published: 1837 in The Congregational Harmonist, no. 30, p. 529
and listed in the 'Weekly List of New Publications' on p. 192 of The Musical World, No. 64, Vol 5, of 2 June 1837. Description: This setting is attributed 'T. Jarman' in The Congregational Harmonist, where it is marked with a crossed circle, a symbol used in that book to indicate 'originals' (i.e. tunes not previously published). This is one of a pair of settings, of a morning and an evening hymn, both by John Cennick and both in the same metre, on p. 529 of The Congregational Harmonist: the morning hymn is Rise, my soul, adore thy Maker, set by Thomas Clark.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Ere I sleep, for every favour.