(Accomp. A) 1.(3.) Hark! the vesper hymn is stealing 2.(4.) O'er the waters soft and clear; :|| 1.(3.) Nearer yet, and nearer pealing, 2.(4.) Soft it breaks upon the ear. :|| (Accomp. B) **Jubilate, Jubilate, Jubilate, Amen. :||
|First Line:||Hark! the vesper hymn is stealing|
|Author:||Thomas Moore (c. 1779-1852)|
|Adapter:||Max V. Exner|
|Arranger:||Melvin West (1930- ) (1984)|
|Copyright:||Arrangement copyright © 1984 by Melvin West.|
**Jubilate means "Be joyful;" pronounced, "You-bee-lah-tay."
The hymn is arranged as a 2-to-4-part canon. "*Accompaniment may play either A or B or both for the duration of the canon. This canon may be sung by from 2 to 18 voices. Enter at any measure."