Rise, my soul, adore thy Maker (Thomas Clark)

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  • (Posted 2015-01-15)   CPDL #34326:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2015-01-15).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 51 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The order of parts in the source is Alto - Tenor - Air - Bass, with the Alto and Tenor parts given 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.
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General Information

Title: Rise, my soul, adore thy Maker
Composer: Thomas Clark
Tune: Morning Song
Lyricist: John Cennick

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 8. 33. 6

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1837 in The Congregational Harmonist, no. 30, on p. 529 and was listed in the 'Weekly List of New Publications' on p192 of The Musical World, No. 64, Vol 5, of 2 June 1837

Description: This setting is attributed 'T. Clark' in The Congregational Harmonist, where it is marked with a crossed circle, a symbol used in that book to indicate 'originals' (i.e. tunes not previously published).

This is one of a pair of settings, of a morning and an evening hymn, both by John Cennick and both in the same metre, on p529 of The Congregational Harmonist: the evening hymn is Ere I sleep, for every favour, set by Thomas Jarman.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Rise, my soul, adore thy Maker.