Descant to ’Praise, my soul’ (Praise, my soul, the King of heaven)

Composer
John Goss
Year of arrangement
2016
Lyricist
H. F. Lyte
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
1 minute
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Choir + keyboard
Instrumental parts
Not available
Related scores
Canon on ’Sandys’ (Teach me, my God and King), Mackintosh (Light of the minds that know him), Newton West Kirby (Stars of the morning, so gloriously bright) NEH 193, Descant to ’Winchester Old’ (While shepherds watched their flocks by night), Sancta Maria Magdalena (Mary, weep not, weep no longer) EASTER HYMN, Descant to ’Aberystwyth’ (Jesu, lover of my soul), Corpus Christi (Draw nigh, and take the body of the Lord), Descant to ’Bristol’ (Hark the glad sound! the Saviour comes), Descant to ’Veni Emmanuel’ (O come, O come, Emmanuel), Descant to ’St Clement’ (The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended) (G major), Descant & Double Descant to 'Gott will’s machen' (Saints of God! Lo, Jesu's people), Descant to ’Crimond’ (The Lord’s my shepherd, I’ll not want), Woodbury (From Heaven’s bounty, Jesus blest), Descant to ’Rockingham’ (When I survey the wondrous Cross) (D major), Descant to ’Rockingham’ (When I survey the wondrous Cross) (Eb major), Acton Park (The Son of God proclaim), Descant to ’Lobe den Herren’/’Praxis Pietatis’ (Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of creation), Descant to ’St Clement’ (The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended) (Ab major), Descant to ’Breslau’ (Take up thy cross the Saviour said), Descant to ’Noel’ (It came upon the midnight clear), Descant to ’Caswall’ (Glory be to Jesus), Three Hymns to Our Lady (2): Glan Ely (Shall we not love thee, Mother dear?) NOW WITH DESCANT, Descant to ’All Saints’ (Who are these, like stars appearing?), Three Hymns to Our Lady (3): Mirfield (Hail, O Star that pointest), Three Hymns to Our Lady (1): Cathays (O Glorious Maid, exalted far), St Teilo (Lord of beauty, thine the splendour), Caledonian Wharf (DCM Hymn tune), Descant to ’Helmsley’ (Lo! he comes with clouds descending), Descant to ’St Ethelwald’ (Soldiers of Christ, arise), Descant to ’Strength and Stay’ (O Strength and Stay upholding all creation), Descant to ’St Albinus’ (Jesus lives! thy terrors now) (Bb major), Descant to ’The Old 120th’ (Hail to the Lord who comes/O thou not made with hands), Descant to ’St Stephen’ (The Lord will come and not be slow), Descant to ’St Peter’ (As now the sun’s declining rays/How sweet the name of Jesus sounds), Descant to ’See, amid the winter’s snow’, Descant to ’St Gabriel’ (The radiant morn hath passed away), Descant to ’St Albinus’ (Jesus lives! thy terrors now) (C major), Cloth Fair (There’s a wideness in God’s mercy), Scully (Jesus Christ is risen: The feast, good Christians, therefore keep) EASTER HYMN, Descant to ’Westminster Abbey’ (Blessed city, heavenly Salem/Christ is made the sure foundation) HAMR 620, AMNS 332, NEH 204-205, Descant to ’Helmsley’ (Lo, He comes with clouds descending) English Hymnal words, Descant to ’Quem Pastores’ (Jesus, good above all other), St Luke (Saviour, who didst healing give) and Descant to ’Richmond’ (City of God, how broad and far / Fill thou my life, O Lord my God)

As Goss provided a different arrangement for every verse of this hymn, this descant uses his original accompaniment.

Which method of viewing music should I use?

Score Exchange has two methods to display previews of music: seView which uses regular html and javascipt and the Scorch plug-in from Avid which needs to be downloaded and installed onto your computer. Both have advantages and disadvantages:

seView

seView, is the most compatible option. You should be able to view music on all modern web browsers including most mobile devices. Even if your device does not support javascript you should still be able to preview at least page one of the music.

You do not need to install any additional software to use seView.

Scorch

Scorch is a free plug-in from Avid for displaying and printing music. It can also play the music that you're seeing. As modern web browsers are updated, Scorch is no longer compatible with many browsers. Scorch has never been compatible with mobile devices and some web browsers on Mac computers.

If your web browser does not install Scorch automatically, you can click here to download and install scorch manually.

cloud scorch goes here

Licensing for this music

This score was published on Score Exchange by Christopher Maxim. When you buy it, you are granted a license that includes the following:

Sharing the file you download
When you buy the score - make multiple copies
When you buy parts - make multiple copies

For anything not permitted by the above licence then you should contact the publisher first to obtain permission.

In order to submit this score to ScoreExchange.com Christopher Maxim has declared that they own the copyright to this work in its entirety or that they have been granted permission from the copyright holder to use their work. If you believe that this score should be not available here because it infringes your or someone elses copyright, please report this score using the copyright abuse form.