The Christian Lyre (Leavitt, Joshua)

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Editor 16th edition, 18th edition
Joshua Leavitt
Publisher. Info. New York: Jonathan Leavitt, 1833, 1837. Supplement dated 1831.
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Misc. Notes Volume II dated 1833; Supplement dated 1831.
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Editor 26th edition
Publisher. Info. New York: Dayton & Saxton, 1842.
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Editor First edition
Joshua Leavitt
Publisher. Info. New York: Jona. Leavitt, Sleight & Robinson (printers), 1830.
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Editor 3rd, 5th and 8th editions
Joshua Leavitt
Publisher. Info. New York: Jonathan Leavitt, 1831.
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Editor Joshua Leavitt
Publisher. Info. New York: Jonathan Leavitt, 1831.
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Misc. Notes Containing 106 tunes.
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4-shape notation

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General Information

Work Title The Christian Lyre
Alternative. Title The Christian Lyre: adapted for use in families, prayer meetings, and revivals of religion. By Joshua Leavitt.
Composer Leavitt, Joshua
First Publication. 1830 (license granted 1830-10-16)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 voices (melody & bass)


Misc. Comments

Editions in standard notation and 4-shape notation.
A large proportion of folk hymns and minor-key melodies.

"The Christian Lyre was commenced in November, 1830, as a monthly repository of music and hymns, for social worship. Vol. I., containing six No's, or 216 pages, was completed the first of April, and Vol. II. the first of October, 1831. At that time, there had been published no less than Nine Editions of Vol. I., each edition consisting of 2000 copies."