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

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  • CPDL #32376:       (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2014-07-01).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 58 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. The first time bar (with the shortening of the last note in it to a crotchet in order accommodate the repeat) has been added editorially. The repeat is shown in the source, with the last note of the piece given as a minim (as in the second time bar here), followed by a repeat back to the last quaver of bar 4.
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General Information

Title: Now to the Lord a noble song
Composer: Thomas Clark
Tune: Ramsgate
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

Published: 1806 in A Second Set of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, London, p. 20.

Description: Hymn Tune Index tune number 11434. The same text was set by Clark to a different tune, 'Mersham', in his collection A Fifth Set of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, London: [c1809].

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Original text and translations

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