Hear what the voice from heaven proclaims (Thomas Clark)

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  • (Posted 2015-11-27)  CPDL #37692:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2015-11-27).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 51 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Only the first verse of the text is given in the source: subsequent verses have here been added editorially. In addition to the figured bass in the source, which is reproduced here, the notes sung by the alto part in bars 8-9 are shown in the source in small notes on the Air staff, to encourage their use in keyboard accompaniment of the piece: these have been omitted from the present edition.

General Information

Title: Hear what the voice from heaven proclaims
Composer: Thomas Clark
Tune: Heath Hill
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1837 in The Congregational Harmonist, p. 492 in no. 28. It was advertised on p. 128 of No. 48, Vol. 4, of The Musical World, on 10 February 1837
Description: This setting is attributed 'T. Clark' 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). 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.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Hear what the voice from heaven proclaims.