Choice Sacred Solos for High Voice

This is one of a series of posts about books used as source material for Art Song Central.

Book Title: Choice Sacred Solos for High Voice
Publisher: Oliver Ditson Company
Copyright: 1883

Google Books has this volume available for download as a PDF file: Choice Sacred Solos


  • Barri – Beauteous Song — (“Come unto Me”)
  • Hughes – Beulah Land
  • Rodney – Calvary
  • Meyer-Helmund – Christmas Song (Glory to Heaven’s Eternal King)
  • Blumenthal – Christ the Pilgrim
  • Händel – Come unto Him (He Shall Feed His Flock)
  • Dubois – Come unto Me and Rest
  • Gounod – Entreat Me Not to Leave Thee
  • Piccolmini – Eternal Rest
  • Gounod – Forever with the Lord
  • Tours – The Gate of Heaven
  • Barri – Gethsemane (“Thy Will be Done”)
  • Gounod – Glory to Thee, My God, this Night
  • Barri – The Good Shepherd
  • Tosti – Guide Us with Thy Heavenly Light
  • Schloesser – He That Keepeth Israel
  • Abt – Home so Blest
  • J. Faure – I Trust in God (O Salutaris Hostia)
  • Lassen – In Heavenly Love Abiding
  • Tours – Jesus, Lover of My Soul
  • Parker – Jerusalem
  • Gounod – The King of Love My Shepherd is
  • Moszkowski – My God, My Father, While I Stray
  • Morsell – Now the Shades of Night are Gone
  • Haydn – O Love Divine
  • Tosti – Prayer — To a Mind Worn and Weary
  • Gounod – Ring Out, Wild Bells
  • Rodney – Sion
  • Adams – The Star of Bethlehem
  • Hewitt – Suffer Little Children to Come unto Me
  • Raff – Tarry with Me, O My Saviour
  • Saint-Saëns – Thou, O Lord, art My Protector
  • Costa – Turn Thee unto Me
  • Henshaw – When the Mists have Cleared Away

These Christian songs are mostly by composers long forgotten. However, there is some decent material in this volume, especially for use as service music within a church setting.

Songs from this volume will be uploaded, when appropriate, as song posts are created for them. If you would like me to give priority to a song that is not yet posted, please let me know via the contact page.