He that hath made his refuge God (Safety) (Thomas Clark)

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  • (Posted 2012-08-15)  CPDL #26935:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2012-08-15).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 68 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The order of parts in the source is Tenor - [Alto] - Air - [Bass], with both the Tenor and Alto parts printed in the treble clef an octave above sounding pitch. In the duet section, the 2nd Treble part is printed on the Tenor stave in the source. Only the first verse of the text is underlaid in the source: five subsequent verses have been added editorially.

General Information

Title: He that hath made his refuge God
Composer: Thomas Clark
Tune: Safety
Lyricist: Isaac Watts, on Psalm 91

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1809 in A Fifth Set of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, p. 3
Description: Setting of Isaac Watts' metrical version of Psalm 91. Hymn Tune Index tune number 12848. The same text was also set by Clark to a different tune, Langport, in his earlier book A Set of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, London: (1805).

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 91.