ESSEX (Clark)

ESSEX (Clark)

Composer: Thomas Clark
Published in 46 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Thomas Clark

Baptized: Feb­ru­a­ry 5, 1775, Can­ter­bu­ry, Kent, Eng­land. Died: May 30, 1859, at his home in St. George’s Street, Can­ter­bu­ry, Kent, Eng­land. A cob­bler and choir train­er, Clark led the sing­ing of the Psalms at the Wes­ley­an Cha­pel, Can­ter­bu­ry, and lat­er at the Uni­tar­i­an Church in Can­ter­bu­ry. It has been claimed he nev­er ac­tu­al­ly joined the Un­i­tar­i­ans, though he sym­pa­thized with them, and he re­signed from the Meth­od­ists. Clark wrote a num­ber of an­thems, in­clud­ing "Awake Up, My Glo­ry", "Daugh­ter of Zi­on" and "Since I Have Placed My Trust." His other works in­clude: First Sett of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, 1805 Second Sett of Psalm and Hy… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ESSEX (Clark)
Composer: Thomas Clark
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Incipit: 16532 54355 67111
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Christ the Lord is risen again!

Hail the Day That Sees Him Rise

Hail the day that sees him rise, Alleluia!
to his throne beyond the skies. Alleluia!
Christ, the Lamb for sinners given, Alleluia!
enters now the highest heaven. Alleluia!

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Ask Ye What Great Thing i Know

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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #158

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #135

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