LUX MUNDI (Sullivan)

LUX MUNDI (Sullivan)

Composer: Arthur Sullivan (1872)
Published in 12 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Arthur Sullivan

Arthur Seymour Sullivan (b Lambeth, London. England. 1842; d. Westminster, London, 1900) was born of an Italian mother and an Irish father who was an army band­master and a professor of music. Sullivan entered the Chapel Royal as a chorister in 1854. He was elected as the first Mendelssohn scholar in 1856, when he began his studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He also studied at the Leipzig Conservatory (1858-1861) and in 1866 was appointed professor of composition at the Royal Academy of Music. Early in his career Sullivan composed oratorios and music for some Shakespeare plays. However, he is best known for writing the music for lyrics by William S. Gilbert, which produced popular operettas such as H.M.S. Pinafore (1878), The… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: LUX MUNDI (Sullivan)
Composer: Arthur Sullivan (1872)
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Incipit: 33213 21523 17633
Key: E♭ Major

Texts

O Jesus, Thou Art Standing

O Jesus! Lord most merciful

O Jesus! Lord most merciful,
Low at thy cross I lie;
O sinner's Friend, most pitiful,
Hear my bewailing cry.
I come to thee with mourning,
I come to thee in woe;
With contrite heart returning,
And tears that overflow.

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #5029
Text: O Jesus, Lord Most Merciful
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #8479
Text: Lord, When Through Sin I Wander
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
TextScore

The Cyber Hymnal #5029

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #8479

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