The singers go before with joy (John Arnold)
- Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2013-12-09). Score information: A4, 1 page, 45 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Original clefs are treble, alto, tenor and bass. The B♮ in the tenor part of beat 3 of bar 6 is indicated in the source with a ♯. The text of the first verse only is underlaid in the source, with the three subsequent verses given here printed after the music: these have been underlaid editorially.
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Description: This setting of verses from Psalm 68 in the metrical Old Version was published on p10 of John Arnold's The Psalmist's Recreation, London: 1757. Hymn Tune Index tune number 2438. It was republished in the fifth (1761) and later editions of Arnold's The Compleat Psalmodist, under the tune name 'Laindon'.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 68, verses 26-27 and 29-30.