My soul, how lovely is the place (Thomas Clark)

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  • CPDL #28189:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2013-02-01).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 62 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The original order of staves is [2nd. - 1st. - Instrumental Bass] in the opening symphony and Tenor - [Counter] - Treble - [Bass] - [Instrumental Bass] in sung sections. Symphonies during and after the verse are printed in the source with the 2nd. part on the Tenor stave: this has been given on the Counter stave in the present edition, at the same notated pitch. The C in the first and the A in the second instrumental part on the first beat of bar 24, given here as quavers, are printed in the source as quaver grace notes followed by a crotchet B and G respectively. The first verse only of the text is underlaid in the source, with the other verses given here printed after the music.
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General Information

Title: My soul, how lovely is the place
Composer: Thomas Clark
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1807 in A Second Set of Psalm Tunes, p. 8

Description: Setting of verses from one of Isaac Watts' metrical versions of Psalm 84. Hymn Tune Index tune number 11883.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 84.