Arise and hail the sacred day (John Broderip)
- Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2011-11-13). Score information: A4, 9 pages, 105 kB Copyright: Personal
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Title: Arise and hail the sacred day
Composer: John Broderip
First published: 1749 in A Second Book of New Anthems and Psalm Tunes, p. 29
Description: The earliest identified setting of these words appeared in the "Gentleman's Magazine" for November, 1748: "The words by Mr Oats, set to musick by Mr T. Wright, both of Devonshire". The carol appears from the extant settings to have been especially popular in the western counties of Somerset, Dorset and Devon. Hymn Tune Index tune number 1938.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Arise and hail the sacred day.