ARTHUR'S SEAT

ARTHUR'S SEAT

Composer: John Goss (1874)
Published in 31 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, Sibelius
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: John Goss

Sir John Goss (27 December 1800 – 10 May 1880) was an English organist, composer and teacher. Born to a musical family, Goss was a boy chorister of the Chapel Royal, London, and later a pupil of Thomas Attwood, organist of St Paul's Cathedral. After a brief period as a chorus member in an opera company he was appointed organist of a chapel in south London, later moving to more prestigious organ posts at St Luke's, Chelsea and finally St Paul's Cathedral, where he struggled to improve musical standards. As a composer, Goss wrote little for the orchestra, but was known for his vocal music, both religious and secular. Among his best-known compositions are his hymn tunes "Praise my Soul, the King of Heaven" and "See, Amid the Winter's S… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: John Goss (1874)
Meter: 6.6.6.6.8.8
Incipit: 51176 56712 3212_
Key: B♭ Major

Texts

Rejoice, the Lord is King!

Rejoice, the Lord is King:
Your Lord and King adore!
Rejoice, give thanks and sing,
And triumph evermore.
Lift up your heart,
Lift up your voice!
Rejoice, again I say, rejoice!
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March on, O soul, with strength

When in His Might the Lord

When in his might the Lord
Arose to set us free,
And Zion was restored
From her captivity,
In transports then of joy and mirth
We praised the Lord of all the earth.
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Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #533
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #430
Text: Behold a Little Child
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #1770
Text: God Is Gone Up on High
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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The Cyber Hymnal #4170
Text: March On, O Soul, with Strength
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
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The Cyber Hymnal #4634
Text: Now Lift the Carol
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The Cyber Hymnal #6267
Text: The Spacious Heavens Declare
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The Cyber Hymnal #7472
Text: When in His Might the Lord
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
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The Cyber Hymnal #7820
Text: Ye Virgin Souls, Arise
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Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #164
Text: O LORD, You Are My Light

Instances

Instances (5)TextImageAudioScoreFlexscore
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #533AudioScore
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #164TextImageAudioScore
Singing the New Testament #45
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #309TextImage
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #360TextImage