Come, let us join our cheerful songs (Wigton) (Thomas Clark)

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  • (Posted 2017-12-12)  CPDL #47998:        (Sibelius 8)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2017-12-12).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 56 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The order of parts in the source is Tenor - [Alto] - Air - [Bass], with the Alto and Tenor parts printed in the treble clef an octave above sounding pitch. Only the first verse of the text is given in the source: subsequent verses have been added editorially here. The bass figuring on beat 2 of bar 5 to indicate the presence of the C above the bass G, given here as 4, is printed in the source with the sign alone (without a 4 beside it)

General Information

Title: Come, let us join our cheerful songs
Composer: Thomas Clark
Tune: Wigton
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1818 in A Ninth Set of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, p. 3
Description: Hymn Tune Index tune number 16001. The same text was also set by Clark to three other tunes: 'Lime', in A Third Set of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, London: [1807]; 'Melody', in A Fifth Set of Psalm Tunes, London: [c1809]; and 'Rothbury', in The Congregational Harmonist, London: [1828].

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Come, let us join our cheerful songs.