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CLIFF TOWN

CLIFF TOWN

Composer: Erik Routley (1943)
Published in 7 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: Erik Routley

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Tune Information

Title: CLIFF TOWN
Composer: Erik Routley (1943)
Meter: 10.10.10.10
Incipit: 32125 65123 32153
Key: F Major
Copyright: © 1977, Hope Publishing Co.

Texts

In praise of God meet duty and delight

The Final Sentence

The trumpet sounds, the Judge descends,
A numerous guard surround his throne;
His once-dishonoured form appears
Far brighter than the noon-day sun.

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O Christ, who came to share our human life

Notes

Erik Routley (PHH 31) wrote CLIFF TOWN in 1943 to the text "Not Only for the Goodly Fruit-Trees Tall" by E. S. Armitage; the tune was first published in Congregational Praise (1951). CLIFF TOWN is named after the Congregational Church at Southend-on-Sea, England. It is fitted with a harmonization suited to four-part singing; the opening phrase returns at the end with a small cadential change. Keep it stately, with two broad beats per measure.

--Psalter Hymnal Handbook, 1987

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 200 New Last Verses
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 43

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
AudioPage Scan

Common Praise #479

Hymns and Psalms #797

Text InfoTune InfoAudio

Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #129

Audio

Small Church Music #1472

Text

Together in Song #471

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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