There Is Beauty on the Mountain (Goss, John)

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Publisher. Info. Novello's Part-Song Book (Second Series), vol. XV, no. 428
London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d.
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Work Title There Is Beauty on the Mountain. A Glee for Four Voices.
Alternative. Title
Composer Goss, John
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJG 7
First Performance. No later than Feb. 13, 1824, at a gathering of the Concentores Sodales,
according to Grove 1890 at p.384. But see Musical Times, June 1, 1880, at p.270,
stating that this glee was composed in 1825.
Librettist Bernard Barton (1784–1849)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation SATB (originally?) with piano accompaniment

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"... Goss first made his mark as a composer in his charmingly
melodious glee, 'There is beauty on the mountain' -- a gem of
the first water." Musical Times, Apr. 1, 1901, p.226.