Music Performed at Wellington's Funeral (Goss, John)

Sheet Music

Vocal Scores

Editor John Goss (1800-1880)
Publisher. Info. London: Addison & Hollier, 1852. Plate (444.).
Misc. Notes Royal College of Music Library, London (GB-Lcm): D404
Javascript is required for this feature.

Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title Music Performed at Wellington's Funeral
Alternative. Title The whole of the music, as performed at the public funeral of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington in St. Paul's Cathedral. Edited, and in part Composed, by John Goss (organist of St. Paul's Cathedral)
The Music as performed in St Paul's Cathedral at the Funeral of the Duke of Wellington
Composer Goss, John
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 9
  1. I am the resurrection and the life; I know that my Redeemer liveth; and We brought nothing into this world, from Burial Service by William Croft
  2. Double Chant for the 39th Psalm; and Double Chant for the 90th Psalm (Garrett Colley Wellesley Mornington, father of the Duke of Wellington)
  3. If We Believe That Jesus Died by John Goss
  4. Double Chant for the Nunc Dimittis (Ludwig van Beethoven, arr. John Goss)
  5. And the King said to All the People by John Goss
  6. Dead March from Saul, HWV 53, by George Frideric Handel
  7. Man that is born of woman; In the midst of life, both from Burial Service by William Croft; Thou knowest, Lord, the Secrets of our Hearts, Z.58, by Henry Purcell; and I heard a voice from heav'n, also from Croft's Burial Service
  8. His body is buried in peace, from Funeral Anthem for Queen Caroline, HWV 264, by George Frideric Handel
  9. Sleepers, wake! from Paulus, Op.36, by Felix Mendelssohn
  • To thee O Lord, from Paulus - "performed at intervals before the funeral commenced, by the military bands stationed under the portico of the cathedral" - printed small on the contents page in keyboard reduction.
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1852, partially
First Publication. 1852
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation SATB chorus, organ (or piano); organ (or piano);