J. Varley Roberts

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Life

Born: 1841

Died: 1920

Biography
J. Varley Roberts was Halifax Parish Church Organist and Director of the Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford 1882-1919.

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List of choral works

  • Seek ye the Lord
  • The Lord, your God, is gracious
  • The Passion: a meditation on the sufferings of Christ (Novello, 1902) is scored for two solo voices (tenor and bass) and chorus SATB with hymns to be sung by the choir and congregation.

Hymns

  • Lord, as to thy dear cross we flee (tune: Dundee)
  • Behold him in Gethsemane
  • Ride on, ride on in majest
  • When I survey the wondrous cross (tune: Rockingham)
  • O wondrous work of God
  • O thou, from whom all goodness flows (tune: Windsor)
  • Jesu, lover of my soul
  • If I should e'er forsake thee (tune: Chorale Bach St Matthew Passion)
  • O Lord, thy love's unbounded (tune: as above)


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