Welcome, sweet day of rest (Thanet) (Thomas Clark)

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  • (Posted 2015-05-15)   CPDL #35410:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2015-05-15).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 54 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. Only the first verse of text is given in the source: subsequent verses have here been added editorially.
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General Information

Title: Welcome, sweet day of rest
Composer: Thomas Clark
Tune: Thanet
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

Published: 1809 in A Fifth Set of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, London, p. 79.

Description: Hymn Tune Index tune number 12857. The same text was also set by Thomas Clark to a different tune, 'Renville', in his later collection A Ninth Set of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, London: [c1818].

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Welcome, sweet day of rest.