O that I, first of love possessed (Thomas Clark)
- Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2018-09-23). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 59 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: The order of parts in the source is Alto - Tenor - Air - Bass, with the alto and tenor parts given in the treble clef an octave above sounding pitch. Only the first verse of the text is given in the source: the three further verses given in A Collection of Hymns for the use of the people called Methodists have here been added editorially.
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First published: 1837 in The Congregational Harmonist, Book 4, No. 29, London, as tune 674 on p. 506
Description: The setting is attributed 'T. Clark' in The Congregational Harmonist, where it is marked with a crossed circle, a symbol used in that book to indicate 'originals' (i.e. tunes not previously published).
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at O that I, first of love possessed.