Great God, whose universal sway (Thomas Jarman)

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  • (Posted 2014-09-12)  CPDL #32919:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2014-09-12).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 58 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The original order of parts is Tenor - Alto - Air - [Bass]: the alto part is printed in the treble clef an octave above sounding pitch in the source. Only the first verse of the text is given in the source: selected subsequent verses have been added editorially. The part given here as an alto part, from the fourth crotchet of bar 12 to the minim in bar 16 inclusive, is printed in the source on the tenor stave, marked 'Treb', and followed by the marking 'Ten' over the last crotchet of bar 16 to mark the resumption of the tenor part.

General Information

Title: Great God, whose universal sway
Composer: Thomas Jarman
Tune: Enderby
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1809 in Sacred Music, comprising Thirty Six Select Hymns, p. 26
Description: Hymn Tune Index tune number 13763.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 72 (metrical version by Isaac Watts - second part).