He reigns, the Lord, the Saviour reigns (Thomas Jarman)

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  • CPDL #32056:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2014-05-20).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 51 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The original order of parts is Tenor - Alto - Air - [Bass]: the alto part is printed in the treble clef an octave above sounding pitch in the source. Only the first verse of the text is given in the source: the three other verses have been added editorially. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: He reigns, the Lord, the Saviour reigns
Composer: Thomas Jarman
Tune: Calcutta
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1812 in Sacred Music, comprising Thirty Six Select Hymns, p. 17

Description: Hymn Tune Index tune number 13760. This was one of four tunes from Jarman's second book to be republished by Samuel Dyer in the first edition of his collection A New Selection of Sacred Music, Baltimore: 1817, and it was reprinted in the second edition of the same collection in 1819.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 97 (metrical version by Isaac Watts - Long Meter, first part).