Now let our souls on wings sublime (Thomas Clark)

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  • (Posted 2015-05-22)  CPDL #35502:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2015-05-22).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The order of staves in the source is Tenor - [Alto] - Air - [Bass], with the alto part printed in the treble clef an octave above sounding pitch. Only the first verse of text is given in the source: subsequent verses have here been added editorially.

General Information

Title: Now let our souls on wings sublime
Composer: Thomas Clark
Tune: Golzenna
Lyricist: Thomas Gibbons

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. 78
Description: Hymn Tune Index tune number 12804. The tune name 'Golzenna' is an older form of the placename 'GoldsithneyLink to the English Wikipedia article', a settlement in the parish of PerranuthnoeLink to the English Wikipedia article, in Cornwall. The spelling 'Golzenna' is used, for example, on p24 of Thomas Pride & Philip Luckombe's The Traveller's Companion, London: 1789.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Now let our souls on wings sublime.