J. Varley Roberts

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Born: 1841

Died: 1920


J. Varley Roberts was Halifax Parish Church Organist and Director of the Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford 1882-1919.

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List of choral works

  • Seek ye the Lord
  • The Lord, your God, is gracious
  • The Passion: a meditation on the sufferings of Christ (Novello, 1902) is scored for two solo voices (tenor and bass) and chorus SATB with hymns to be sung by the choir and congregation.


  • Lord, as to thy dear cross we flee (tune: Dundee)
  • Behold him in Gethsemane
  • Ride on, ride on in majest
  • When I survey the wondrous cross (tune: Rockingham)
  • O wondrous work of God
  • O thou, from whom all goodness flows (tune: Windsor)
  • Jesu, lover of my soul
  • If I should e'er forsake thee (tune: Chorale Bach St Matthew Passion)
  • O Lord, thy love's unbounded (tune: as above)

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