Now to the Lord a noble song (Mersham) (Thomas Clark)

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  • (Posted 2014-07-06)  CPDL #32394:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2014-07-06).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 64 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The order of parts in the source is Tenor - [Alto] - Air - [Bass], with both the Tenor and Alto parts printed 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.

General Information

Title: Now to the Lord a noble song
Composer: Thomas Clark
Tune: Mersham
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 A Fifth Set of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, p. 86

Description: Hymn Tune Index tune number 12825. The same text was set to a different tune, 'Ramsgate', in Clark's earlier collection A Second Set of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, London: 1806.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Now to the Lord a noble song.