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

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General information


Thomas Clark's A Ninth Set of Psalm & Hymn Tunes is not dated, but the Hymn Tune Index estimates a date of publication c1818. The imprint of the first edition of the book reads 'LONDON, Printed for the Author, and sold by James Peck, No 47, Lombard Street.'. The book was reissued c1820 by Whitaker & Co.

Publication date and place: 1818 by James Peck in London.

Description of contents

The collection consists of 36 metrical psalm or hymn tunes followed by a short anthem and two 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 notated an octave above sounding pitch. The vocal bass part is figured, and in some places where the bass voices are silent, cues for other parts are given on the bass stave.

List of works

Pages Description Text
011 HACKINGTON. CM. Ps: 50 Dr Watts. When Christ to judgment shall descend
022 HAPPINESS. C.M. Hy: 66 Bk: 2nd Dr Watts. There is a land of pure delight
033 WIGTON. C.M. Hy: 62 Bk 1st Dr Watts. Come, let us join our cheerful songs
044 VERONA. C.M. Hy: 129 Dr Rippon. Mortals, awake, with angels join
055 ORPINGTON. C.M. Hy: 114 Bk: 2 Dr Watts. I sing my saviour's wondrous death
066 CHILHAM. C.M. Ps: 139 Dr Watts. Lord, when I count thy mercies o'er
077 BRIDGE. C.M. Ps: 118 Pt 2 Ver 3 Dr Watts. Open the gates of Zion now
088 BELMONT. C.M. Hy: 214 Benson. High in the shining courts above
099 AFFLICTION. C.M. Hy: 464 Deacon. Lord, I am thine: forsake me not
1010 BEDWIN. C.M. Hy: 26 Humphry's Supt A voice was heard near Jordan's streams
1111 LEIGE. C.M. Hy: 188 Dr Doddridge. Jesus, my Lord, how rich thy grace
1212 PARDON. L.M. Hy: 87 Dr Rippon. Forgiveness, 'tis a joyful sound
1313 MORNING HYMN. L.M. Awake my soul, awake mine eyes
1414 COPTON. L.M. Hy: 54 Dr Rippon. God, in the gospel of his Son
1515 NEWCHURCH. L.M. Hy: 49 Dr Doddridge. And will the great eternal God
1616 DOMINION. L.M. Ps: 72 Dr Watts. Jesus shall reign where'er the sun
1717 KINGSDOWN. L.M. Ps: 100 Dr Watts. Sing to the Lord with joyful voice
1818 MUNIFICENCE. L.M. Hy: 35 Dr Doddridge Triumphant Lord, thy goodness reigns
1919 CONTENTMENT. L.M. Hy: 352 Deacon. Fountain of blessing, ever blessed
2020-21 CHARLTON. L.M.D. Hy: 282 Deacon. Great God, amid the darksome night
2122 EASTRY. S.M. Hy: 309 Dr Rippon. I would, but cannot sing
2223 INFLUENCE. S.M. Hy: 259 Dr Doddridge. Descend, immortal dove
2324 DETLING. S.M. Hy: 142 Bk 1st Dr Watts. Like sheep we went astray
2425 ILEDEN. S.M. Hy: 30 Bk: 2. Ver 10 Dr Watts. Then let our songs abound
2526 RENVILLE. S.M. Hy: 14 B2 Dr Watts. Welcome, sweet day of rest
2627 NORTHIAM. S.M. Hy: 84 B2 Dr Watts. Come, all harmonious tongues
2728 LAMENTATION. C.M. Hy: 274 Dr Rippon. Why, O my soul, why weepest thou?
2828-29 REPOSE. P.M. Hy: 105 Swain. Though ease and plenty, fruits of wealth
2930 HORTON. S.M. Hy: 108 Bk 1 Dr Watts. Not with our mortal eyes
3030-31 MILLENNIUM. P.M. Meth: Mag Novr 1812. Come, brethren, and sing our saviour and king 
3132 MELCHISEDEC. P.M. Hy: 183 Dr Rippon. King of Salem, bless my soul
3233 LUDWORTH. P.M. Hy: 118 Dr Rippon. Ye dying sons of men
3334 ABERFORD. P.M. Hy: 94 Dr Rippon. Blessed are the sons of God
3435 JAVA. P.M. Hy: 132 Dr Rippon. Mighty God, while angels bless thee
3536-37 TREWINT. P.M. Hy: 371 Deacon. Fantastic delights no more I desire
3638-39 BERMUDA. P.M. Hy: 227 Ly Huntn Sweet as the shepherd's tuneful reed
3740 THANKSGIVING. The Lord's name be praised for this and every favour
3841-43 SYDENHAM NEW. Ps: 150 Dr Watts. In God's own house pronounce his praise
3944-51 THE CHRISTIAN RACE. Hy: 48 Bk: 1 Dr Watts. Awake our souls, away our fears

Works at CPDL

Title Year Page Genre Subgenre Vo. Voices
Come, let us join our cheerful songs (Wigton) 1818 3 Sacred Hymns 4 SATB
Why, O my soul, why weepest thou? 1818 28 Sacred Hymns 4 SATB

External links

  • Hymn Tune Index details for source ClarTS9