Francis Roads
Martin Madan's Denmark
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:53am

LGQ has a version of Denmark setting the text "O God, who by thy start didst lead"; an anonymous hymn based on the collect for Epiphany Sunday. Our version is musically substantially different from the original, which sets the text" Before Jehovah's awful throne". It has a complete new movement in the minor key, and omits Madan's final movement. We can't now remember where we found this version. Any ideas, please?

    • Probably Clarke (1806)
      David Welch, Tue Jan 29 3:55pm
      Hello Francis, I think you may have mistaken the word "start" for "star", from my checking in HTI just now. I see your first line was in an item in Clarke, Jane (1806) London, to tune Denmark, so... more
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