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Compositions by Francis Roads in the West Gallery style

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T shows where the tenor has the air or leading part. Soprano-led versions may be found on the Numerical List.

Further abbreviations are listed below.

 

Metrical psalms
Cat. #TitleText VoicesVocalKeyboard
RM226To celebrate thy praise, O Lord P 9 NVSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM227How long wilt thou forget me, Lord P 13 NVSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM476Why has my God my soul forsook? P 22 NVSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM235O Lord, my rock, to thee I cry P 28 NVSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM216Let all the just to God with joyP 33 NV SATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM236Lord, save me, for thy glorious name P 54 NVSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM228Let all the lands with shouts of joy P 66 NVSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM234Let God, the God of battle, rise P 68 NVSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM448We bless the Lord, the just, the good P 68 IWSSATBB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM237In thee I put my steadfast trust P 71 NVSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM233Whom then in heaven but thee alone P 73 NVSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM238He called for darkness, darkness came P 105 NVSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM447To God your grateful voices raise P 107 NVSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM477How pleasant 'tis to see P 133 IWSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM242O praise the Lord with one consent P 135 NVSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM239To God, the Lord, a hymn of praise P 147 NVSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM240Ye boundless realms of joy P 148 NVSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM241O praise ye the Lord, prepare your glad voice P 149 NVSATB S pdf KS Kpdf

Hymns
Cat. #TitleText Voices VocalKeyboard
RM452A song of spring once more we sing WGSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM453Father, how wide thy glories shine! IWSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM454Glory to God that walks the sky IWSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM446How beauteous are their feet IWSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM224In the hour of my distress RHSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM457O loving Lord of all that is AWSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM458 Praise, everlasting praise, be paid IWSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM225Since our good friend is gone to rest Anon.SATB S pdf KS Kpdf

Anthems
Cat. #TitleText Voices VocalKeyboard
RM449But the day of the Lord shall come AVSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM77God is our hope and strength BCPSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM471In my trouble I will call upon the Lord BCPSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM320Let us rejoice and be glad for you NEBSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM85My God, my God, look upon me BCPSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM318O come hither, and behold the works of the Lord BCPSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM89O clap your hands together BCPSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM450O God, forasmuch as without thee BCPSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM473O God, the proud are risen up against me BCPATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM217O Lord, let it be thy pleasure to deliver me BCPSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM218Rejoice in the Lord alway BCPSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM319Set me as a seal upon thine heart AVSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM472The Lord hath no pleasure in the strength of an horse BCPSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM339Why do the heathen so furiously rage together? BCPSATB S pdf KS Kpdf

Canticles
Cat. #TitleText VoicesVocalKeyboard
RM232Glory be to God on high BCPSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM49My soul doth magnify the Lord BCPSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM47 Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace BCPSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM230O be joyful in the Lord, all ye lands BCPSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM231O come, let us sing unto the Lord BCPSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM229We praise thee, O God BCPSATB S pdf KS Kpdf

Carols
Cat. #TitleText VoicesVocalKeyboard
RM56A glorious star Anon.SATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM222Lift up your heads in joyful hope Anon.SATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM451The King of glory sends his Son IWSATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM219The life of man is but a span Anon.SATB S pdf KS Kpdf
RM475The Virginís promised son is born IWSATB S pdf KS Kpdf

Glee
Cat. #TitleText VoicesVocal
RM474When Lawyers strive to heal a breach THSATB S pdf
 
 

Abbreviations

Anon. Anonymous
AWAdrian West (contemporary)
CWCharles Wesley (1707-88)
IW Isaac Watts (1674-1748)
IWi Isaac Williams (1802-65)
JAJoseph Addison (1672-1719)
JGWJohn Greenleaf Whittier (1807-92)
JMJames Montgomery (1771-1854)
JQJohn Quarles (1624-65)
JRJohn Rippon (1751-1836)
JWJohn Wesley (1703-91)
NVNew Version of the Metrical Psalms by Tate and Brady (1696)
Pshows psalm numbers
PDPhilip Doddridge (1702-51)
RHRobert Herrick (1594-1671)
SATBSoprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass
Tshows where the tenor has the air or leading part.
THThomas Hardy (1840-1928)
Trad.Traditional
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