Descant to ’Bristol’ (Hark the glad sound! the Saviour comes)

Composer
Melody in Psalmes by Thomas Ravenscroft (c.1590-c.1633)
Year of arrangement
2015
Lyricist
Philip Doddridge
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
1 minute
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Choir + keyboard
Instrumental parts
Not available
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