The Christian Harmony (Walker, William)

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Editor First edition
William Walker
Publisher. Info. Philadelphia: E. W. Miller and William Walker, 1867.
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Work Title The Christian Harmony
Alternative. Title Title-page transcription
The 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 Metres 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. By William Walker, author of "Southern Harmony," and "The Southern and Western Pocket Harmonist."
Composer Walker, William
First Publication. 1867; 2nd ed. 1873
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 4 voices / choir (SATB)
External Links Wikipedia article
Links to schedules and minutes
Camp DoReMi
Recordings from 2012 Georgia State Christian Harmony Singing Convention
Recordings from London, 2013, 2014
Recordings from Brasstown