Why, O my soul, why weepest thou? (Thomas Clark)

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  • (Posted 2017-12-01)  CPDL #47810:        (Sibelius 8)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2017-12-01).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 47 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The order of parts in the source is Tenor - [Alto] - Air - [Bass], with the Alto and Tenor 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 been added editorially here.

General Information

Title: Why, O my soul, why weepest thou?
Composer: Thomas Clark
Tune: Lamentation
Lyricist: Benjamin Beddome

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

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1818 in A Ninth Set of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, p. 28

Description: Hymn Tune Index tune number 15985.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Why, O my soul, why weepest thou.