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

Nature's Tribute to God

The spacious heavens declare
The glory of our God,
The firmament displays
His handiwork abroad;
Day unto day proclaims His might,
And night His wisdom tells to night.
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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)
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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
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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