Mortals awake, with angels join (from A Fourth Set of Psalm Tunes) (Thomas Clark)

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  • CPDL #32702:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2014-08-14).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 134 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The last crotchet of bar 135 in the tenor part, given here as A, is printed as the G a tone below in the source. The original order of parts is 2nd - 1st - [Instrumental bass] for the opening symphony. Other symphonies are printed on the vocal staves, at the pitches given here. Chorus sections are printed in the source with the staves in the order Tenor - [Alto] - Treble - [Bass] - [Instrumental bass]. The order of staves in the source for the 'Duetto' at bars 62-90 is Treble - [Bass] - [Instrumental bass]. The order of staves in the source for the 'Trio' at bars 91-107 is in 2d Treble or Tenor - Treble - [Bass] - [Instrumental bass]. The vocal alto part is printed in the treble clef an octave above sounding pitch throughout (including the alto solo at bars 35-46).
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General Information

Title: Mortals awake, with angels join
Composer: Thomas Clark
Lyricist: Samuel Medley

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

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1810 in A Fourth Set of Psalm Tunes, p. 31

Description: Set-piece (through-composed setting of a metrical text). The same text was also set by Clark to a hymn tune 'Incarnation' in his collection A Fifth Set of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, London: [c1809]: for that setting, see Mortals awake, with angels join (Incarnation).

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Mortals awake, with angels join.