A Second Set of Psalm and Hymn Tunes (Thomas Clark)
Thomas Clark's A Second Set of Psalm & Hymn Tunes was published in 1806. The first issue of the book was printed for the author by James Peck, and was entered at Stationers' Hall on 29 March 1806. The work is also dated 'Peck Engraver Lombard Street LONDON. 1806' at the end of the last piece, 'The Pilgrim's Song', on p59. The work was later reissued by John Whitaker & Co. of 75, St. Paul's Church Yard, London.
Publication date and place: 1806 by John Peck in London
Description of contents
The collection consists of 31 metrical psalm or hymn tunes, and three set-pieces (through-composed settings of metrical texts).
The music is laid out in full score with the soprano air next to the bass. The treble clef is used for soprano, alto, and tenor parts, with both the alto and tenor parts being notated an octave above sounding pitch. The vocal bass part is figured.
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Lately Published by the same COMPOSER.
A (First) SETT of PSALM and HYMN TUNES, with some select PIECES, and an ANTHEM. Composed in a familiar style, & figured for the Piano Forte &ca. Pr. 5s.
A SETT of PSALM TUNES, with Symphonies, and an instrumental Bass, adapted for the use of Parochial or Country CHOIRS. Figured for the Organ &ca. Pr. 5s.
NB. Should this work meet the approbation of the Public as generally as those abovementioned, it will be the Author's endeavour to merit a continuance of the same liberal encouragement in the publication of a THIRD SETT of PSALM and HYMN TUNES &ca.
List of works
Works at CPDL
- Hymn Tune Index details for source ClarTS2