Thy suppliant's voice attentive weigh (Thomas Clark)

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Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2020-06-21).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 62 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The original order of parts is 2nd - 1st - [Instrumental bass] in the opening symphony, and Tenor - [Alto] - Treble - [Bass] - [Instrumental bass] thereafter. The alto and tenor voice parts are given in the treble clef an octave above sounding pitch in the source. The symphony after the verse is given on the voice parts in the source, with the second treble-range instrumental part (given here on the alto stave) printed on the tenor stave at the same pitch as given in this edition (i.e. this has not been transposed by an octave in transcription). The first verse of the text is underlaid in the source, with four other verses printed after the music: the first three of these have been underlaid editorially.

General Information

Title: Thy suppliant's voice attentive weigh
Composer: Thomas Clark
Lyricist: James Merrick

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1830 in A Ninth Set of Psalm Tunes, p. 4

Description: Setting of five verses from James Merrick's metrical paraphrase of Psalm 13.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 13.