Why droops my soul with grief oppressed? (Thomas Clark)

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  • (Posted 2016-01-28)  CPDL #38346:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2016-01-28).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 47 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The order of staves in the source is Tenor - [Alto] - Air - [Bass], with the alto part printed in the treble clef an octave above sounding pitch. The first verse only of the text is given in the source: subsequent verses have here been added editorially. The last bar is printed in the source containing the last note (a minim) only, followed by a closing repeat barline: a crotchet rest has been editorially added to this bar.

General Information

Title: Why droops my soul with grief oppressed?
Composer: Thomas Clark
Tune: Gilead
Lyricist: Elizabeth Scott

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

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1807 in A Third Set of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, p. 14
Description: Hymn Tune Index tune number 11858.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Why droops my soul with grief oppressed.