Awake my joy, awake I say (from A Fifth Set of Psalm Tunes) (Thomas Clark)

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  • CPDL #23269:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2011-03-15).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 54 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Original order of staves is 2d. - 1st. - [Instrumental bass] in the introductory symphony, and Tenor - [Alto] - Treble - [Bass] - [Instrumental bass] in the remainder of the piece. The concluding symphony is printed in the source with the 2nd part given on the tenor stave: this has been given on the Alto stave in the present edition, and is given at the same octave here as in the source (it has not been transposed by an octave in transcription).
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General Information

Title: Awake my joy, awake I say
Composer: Thomas Clark
Lyricist: John Hopkins

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

Language: English
Instruments: Instrumental introduction and interludes for two treble instruments and one bass instrument: sung sections for SATB with figured instrumental bass.

Published: 1813 in A Fifth Set of Psalm Tunes, London, pages 11-12.

Description: Hymn Tune Index tune number 14467. The same text was set to a different tune by Clark in his later collection A Ninth Set of Psalm Tunes, London: [c1830].

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 57, vv. 10-13 in the metrical Old Version.