How well do you really know the words to Jerusalem?

4 October 2017, 09:39

It’s one of the most famous hymns ever written, a favourite for weddings and traditionally performed by the Women’s Institute at the start of their meetings. But just how well do you know the words?

When Hubert Parry set William Blake’s impassioned anti-industrialisation poem to a stirring tune, he couldn't have known that ‘Jerusalem’ would become the hymn that *everyone* can sing along to.

But how well do you actually know the words? Could you be a fully fledged member of the Women's Institute, or do you need to go back to your Hymns Ancient and Modern?

Take our test to find out...

 

 

Now, why not enjoy a rousing rendition of this absolute cracker of a piece:

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