The Christian Harmony (William Walker)

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Title: The Christian Harmony

Full Title: Christian Harmony; Containing a Choice Collection of Hymn and Psalm Tunes, Odes and Anthems, Selected from the Best Authors in Europe and America; Together with a Large Number of New Tunes, from Eminent Composers, Never Before Published; Embracing a Great Variety of Meters Suited to Nearly All the Metres Contained in the Various Hymn and Psalm Books Used by the Different Denominations of Christians. Designed Also for the Use of Singing Schools, Choirs, Social and Private Singing Societies. In the Seven-Syllable System of Musical Notation, With Seven Characters. Also a Copious Elucidation of the Science of Vocal Music, and Plain Rules for Beginners.

Editor – Compiler: William Walker

Publication date and place: 1867 by E. W. Miller and William Walker in Philadelphia, 383 pp., editions in 20th-21st centuries.

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Works at CPDL

Title Year Composer Arranger Lyricist First Line Genre Subgenre Vo. Meter
Idumea 1816 Ananias Davisson William Hauser Charles Wesley O come, and dwell in me Sacred 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Sweet Rivers 1825 William Moore John Granade Sweet rivers of redeeming love Sacred 3 86. 86. D (C.M.D.)