I will go unto the altar of God (Cuthbert Harris)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2020-10-10). Score information: A4, 9 pages, 213 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes:
Title: I will go unto the altar of God
Composer: Cuthbert Harris
Source of Text: Psalm 43:4a; Psalm 116:15; Colossians 3:1-2 & I Corinthians 15:55,57
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred, Anthem for Easter
First published: 1898 Novello's Octavo Anthems no.591
Description: "To my friend, T. H. Yorke-Trotter, MA, Mus Doc, (Oxon.)"
Original text and translations
Ps.43:4a I will go unto the altar of God, even unto the God of my joy and gladness.
Ps.116:15 I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving: and will call upon the Name of the Lord.
Col.3:1 If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.
Col.3:2 Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.
I Cor.15:55 O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?
I Cor.15:57 But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.