John Speller's Web Pages O for a shout of sacred joy

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O for a shout of sacred joy
An Ascensiontide text by Isaac Watts, set to the tune "Woodchurch" by Thomas Clark, who was in charge of the music at the Wesleyan Chapel in Canterbury, and later at the Unitarian Chapel in Canterbury.

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The Wesleyan Church (now St. Peter's Methodist Church), Canterbury, Kent, built 1811. Thomas Clark was the first choir master. His most famous tune is "Cranbrook," otherwise known as "On Ilkla Moor Baht 'at"
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