I will worship towards thy holy temple (Arthur Sullivan)

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  • CPDL #21966:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2010-07-16).   Score information: A4, 12 pages, 164 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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Title: I will worship towards thy holy temple
Composer: Arthur Sullivan
Source of Text: Psalm 138 v. 2; Micah 4 vv. 1-2

Number of voices: 7vv   Voicing: SB.SATTB with Choral tenor solo
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

Published: 1871

Description: The anthem was dedicated to Frederick Arthur Gore Ouseley. Only the first part is SATTB. Most of the rest of the anthem is SATB, with a second two-part choir (SA & TB) added in the central section. There is also a Tenor solo part.

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Original text and translations

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I will worship towards Thy holy temple,and praise Thy Name,
Because of Thy loving mercy and truth:
Hallelujah.
The Lord's house shall be established in the top of the mountains.
And shall be exalted above the hills.
And all the nations shall flow unto it.
And many people shall say: "Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob.
And He will teach us His ways, and we will walk in His paths.
For out of Zion shall go forth the law, And the word of the Lord from Jerusalem."
Hallelujah. Amen.