JAQUES

Composer: Ellen Knowles Melling

Baptized by John Jaques into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Set Jaques' poem "Oh Say, What is Truth?" to music with the hymn tune JAQUES. Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: JAQUES
Composer: Ellen Knowles Melling
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 53321 17615 55112
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

O say what is truth? 'Tis the fairest gem

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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Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Sacred Organ Solos Book 1
    Composer/Editor Kevin Pace
    Published By: Pace Music Services (2012) pp. 19

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
TextPage Scan

Hymns of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints #272

Page Scan

Hymns of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints #331

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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