A Sacred Repository of Anthems and Hymns (Blin, Henry Clay)

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Publisher. Info. Canterbury, New Hampshire: 1852.
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General Information

Work Title A Sacred Repository of Anthems and Hymns
Alternative. Title A Sacred Repository of Anthems and Hymns, for Devotional Worship and Praise
Composer Blin, Henry Clay
First Publication. 1852
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voice (single line melody for congregational singing)

Misc. Comments

Written in the Shaker alphabetic musical notation, called 'letteral notation', a sort of cross between tonic sol-fa and abc notation.

A semibreve, or whole note, is represented by a capital letter
A B C D E F G
A minim, or half note - aı ıb ıc dı

A crotchet, or quarter note - a b c d

A quaver, or eighth note - a b c d (underlined)

A semiquaver, or sixteenth note - a b c d (double underlined)