The Resource The Southern harmony, and musical companion : containing a choice collection of tunes, hymns, psalms, odes, and anthems : selected from the most eminent authors in the United States : together with nearly one hundred new tunes, which have never before been published : suited to most of the metres contained in Watts's Hymns and psalms, Mercer's Cluster, Dossey's Choice, Dover Selection, Methodist hymn book, and Baptist harmony : and well adapted to Christian churches of every denomination, singing schools, and private societies : also, an easy introduction to the grounds of music, the rudiments of music, and plain rules for beginners, by William Walker

The Southern harmony, and musical companion : containing a choice collection of tunes, hymns, psalms, odes, and anthems : selected from the most eminent authors in the United States : together with nearly one hundred new tunes, which have never before been published : suited to most of the metres contained in Watts's Hymns and psalms, Mercer's Cluster, Dossey's Choice, Dover Selection, Methodist hymn book, and Baptist harmony : and well adapted to Christian churches of every denomination, singing schools, and private societies : also, an easy introduction to the grounds of music, the rudiments of music, and plain rules for beginners, by William Walker

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The Southern harmony, and musical companion : containing a choice collection of tunes, hymns, psalms, odes, and anthems : selected from the most eminent authors in the United States : together with nearly one hundred new tunes, which have never before been published : suited to most of the metres contained in Watts's Hymns and psalms, Mercer's Cluster, Dossey's Choice, Dover Selection, Methodist hymn book, and Baptist harmony : and well adapted to Christian churches of every denomination, singing schools, and private societies : also, an easy introduction to the grounds of music, the rudiments of music, and plain rules for beginners
Title
The Southern harmony, and musical companion
Title remainder
containing a choice collection of tunes, hymns, psalms, odes, and anthems : selected from the most eminent authors in the United States : together with nearly one hundred new tunes, which have never before been published : suited to most of the metres contained in Watts's Hymns and psalms, Mercer's Cluster, Dossey's Choice, Dover Selection, Methodist hymn book, and Baptist harmony : and well adapted to Christian churches of every denomination, singing schools, and private societies : also, an easy introduction to the grounds of music, the rudiments of music, and plain rules for beginners
Statement of responsibility
by William Walker
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
NDD
Form of composition
hymns
Format of music
full score
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
Label
The Southern harmony, and musical companion : containing a choice collection of tunes, hymns, psalms, odes, and anthems : selected from the most eminent authors in the United States : together with nearly one hundred new tunes, which have never before been published : suited to most of the metres contained in Watts's Hymns and psalms, Mercer's Cluster, Dossey's Choice, Dover Selection, Methodist hymn book, and Baptist harmony : and well adapted to Christian churches of every denomination, singing schools, and private societies : also, an easy introduction to the grounds of music, the rudiments of music, and plain rules for beginners, by William Walker
Publication
Note
  • Shape-note notation (4 shapes), open score
  • Cover title printed within ornamental border
  • Originally compiled by William Walker and Benjamin Franklin White, 1835. Cf. G.P. Jackson. White spirituals in the Southern uplands
  • "The gamut, or rudiments of music": p. [iv]-xxix
  • "Appendix: containing several tunes entirely new": p. 249-302
  • Advertisement for Southern harmony and Western pocket harmony on back cover
  • Bound in salmon colored paper covered boards with leather spine.
  • Includes indexes
Control code
08896450
Dimensions
15 x 24 cm.
Edition
Stereotype edition, corrected and improved, with an appendix.
Extent
1 score (xxxii, 216, 249-304 p.)

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