Truro (Andrew Sims)

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  • (Posted 2021-04-18)  CPDL #64112:         
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2021-04-18).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 15 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: To the last verse of Lift up your heads, you mighty gates
  • (Posted 2017-11-18)  CPDL #47442:         
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2017-11-18).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 20 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: To the last verse of Jesus shall reign where'er the sun

General Information

Title: Truro
Composer: Andrew Sims
Lyricist: Isaac Watts , 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 72, Part 2, stanza 8.

Number of voices: 1v   Voicing: S
Genre: SacredDescant

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 2017
Description: Descant for use with harmony by Noel Rawsthorne from "200 Last Verses" published by Kevin Mayhew. The hymn with standard harmony (which does not fit this descant) can be found here.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 72.

English.png English text

Jesus shall reign:
Let every creature rise and bring
peculiar honours to our King;
angels descend with songs again,
and earth repeat the loud amen!

Lift up your heads:
Come, Saviour, come, with us abide;
our hearts to thee we open wide:
thy Holy Spirit guide us on,
until our glorious goal is won.