A Third Set of Psalm and Hymn Tunes (Thomas Clark)

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Thomas Clark's A Third Set of Psalm & Hymn Tunes was published in 1807. The book was printed for the author by James Peck, and was entered at Stationers' Hall on 23 December 1807. The work was advertised as a potential forthcoming publication in Clark's A Second Set of Psalm and Hymn Tunes: following an advertisement in that work for Clark's earlier books is the comment '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'.

Publication date and place: 1807 by James Peck in London.

Description of contents

The collection consists of 32 metrical psalm or hymn tunes, a canon for four voices, 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.

List of works

Pages Description Text
11 WOODCHURCH. C.M. Ps 47 Dr Watts. O for a shout of sacred joy
22 LIME. C.M. Hy 62 Bk 1st Dr Watts. Come, let us join our cheerful songs
33 HOLME. C.M. Ps 139 Dr Watts. When I with pleasing wonder stand
44 AXMINSTER. C.M. Hy 34 Bk 2nd Dr Watts. Come, Holy Spirit, heavenly dove
55 LEMING. C.M. Ps 28 New Vern. O Lord, my rock, to thee I cry
66 BATTEL. C.M. Hy 29 Dr Rippon's Selecn. Eternal wisdom, thee we praise: thee the creation sings 
77 BARTON. C.M. Hy 37 Dr Rippon's Selecn. Almighty Father, gracious Lord
88-9 CASTON. C.M. Hy 335 Dr Doddridge. Jesus, I love thy charming name
910-11 SABBATH. C.M. Hy 527 Mr Wesley's Collecn. The Lord of sabbath let us praise
1012 LEWES. L.M. Hy 147 Dr Rippon's Selecn. Now let us raise our cheerful strains
1113 SMARDEN. L.M. Hy. 155 Mr. Wesley's Collecn. Stay, thou insulted spirit, stay
1214 GILEAD. L.M. Hy 279 Mr Deacon's Collecn. Why droops my soul with grief oppressed?
1315 MINEHEAD. L.M. Ps 18. Dr. Watts. Thee will I love, O Lord, my strength
1416 LEDGER'S. L.M. Hy. 67. Bk. 1. Dr. Watts. Thou whom my soul admires above
1517 KILHAM. L.M. Hy 146 Bk 2 Dr Watts. Man has a soul of vast desires
1618-19 WATFORD. L.M. Hy. 48 B 1 Dr Watts. Awake, our souls; away, our fears
1719 CANON for Four Voices. Praise God from whom all blessings flow
1820-21 TRAFALGAR. L.M. Ps. 68 Dr. Watts. Lord, when thou didst ascend on high
1922 CHARING. S.M. Ps. 95 Dr. Watts. Come sound his praise abroad
2023 RADNOR. S.M. Hy. 224 Dr. Rippon. Your harps, ye trembling saints
2124 MARGATE. S.M. Hy. 341 Dr Rippon. How charming is the place
2225 HOWDEN. S.M. Ps. 81 Dr Watts. Sing to the Lord aloud
2326 SANDLING. P.M. Hy 617 Mr Deacons Collecn. Zion, lift thy drooping head
2427 ST. ALBANS. P.M. Hy 229 Ly Huntingdon's Collecn. Ye servants of God, your master proclaim 
2528 BERWICK. P.M. Ps 93 Dr Watts. The Lord Jehovah reigns
2629 WARSAW. P.M. Hy. 41 Dr Doddridge. Loud to the prince of heaven
2730 ACTON. P.M. M Hy. 368 Mr Wesley. O love, I languish at thy stay
2831 THORN. P.M. Hy. 161 Ly Huntingdon. Lift up your heads in joyful hope
2932-33 BELFORD. P.M. Ps. 19 Dr Watts. Great God, the heavens' well-ordered frame
3034-35 FIELD's. P.M. Hy. 385. Dr Rippon's Selecn. This God is the God we adore
3136-37 MARSHFIELD. P.M. Hy. 305 Dr. Rippon's Selecn Jesus, lover of my soul
3238-39 EAST LANGDON. P.M. Hy. 428. Dr Rippons Selecn. O'er the gloomy hills of darkness
3340-41 ENFIELD. P.M. Hy. 57. Mr Wesley's Collecn. Jesus, faithful to his word
3442-45 CHARITY. Hy 38 Bk 2nd Dr Watts. Happy the heart where graces reign
3546-51 PILGRIMAGE. Hy 53 Bk 2nd Dr Watts. Lord, what a wretched land is this
3652-59 JUDGMENT. Hy 55 Mr Wesley's Collecn. He comes, he comes, the Judge severe

Works at CPDL

Title Year Page Genre Subgenre Vo. Voices
Come sound his praise abroad (Charing) 1807 22 Sacred Hymns 4 SATB
Jesus, lover of my soul (Marshfield) 1807 36 Sacred Hymns 4 SATB
Lift up your heads in joyful hope 1807 31 Sacred Hymns 4 SATB
Lord, when thou didst ascend on high 1807 20 Sacred Hymns 4 SATB
Now let us raise our cheerful strains 1807 12 Sacred Hymns 4 SATB
O for a shout of sacred joy 1807 1 Sacred Hymns 4 SATB
Why droops my soul with grief oppressed? 1807 14 Sacred Hymns 4 SATB

External links

  • Hymn Tune Index details for source ClarTS3