There Is Beauty on the Mountain (Goss, John)
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Novello's Part-Song Book (Second Series), vol. XV, no. 428
London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d.
|Work Title||There Is Beauty on the Mountain. A Glee for Four Voices.|
|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)|
|Composer Time Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||SATB (originally?) with piano accompaniment|
"... 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.