by William Leighton, Sir (c1565 - 1622)

Let Thy salvation be my joy
Language: English 
Let Thy salvation be my joy,
Confirm me with the spirit of grace,
Let the sadness not my soul annoy,
For pensive thoughts too much take place:
O let my comfort still reside,
In Christ who for my sin hath died. 


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

  • by Robert Jones (fl. 1597-1615), "Let Thy salvation be my joy", published 1614 [four-part chorus a cappella], in the collection The teares or lamentacions of a sorrowfull soule, in Songs of 4 Parts [
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This text was added to the website: 2009-08-12
Line count: 6
Word count: 41