The New Harp of Columbia (Swan, Marcus Lafayette)

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Editor Marcus Lafayette Swan
W. H. Swan
Publisher. Info. Nashville: Publishing House of the M. E. Church, 1867.
Reprinted Nashville: Publishing House of the M. E. Church, South. Smith & Lamar, 1919.
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General Information

Work Title The New Harp of Columbia
Alternative. Title The New Harp of Columbia: a system of musical notation, with a note for each sound, and a shape for each note. Containing a variety of most excellent psalm and hymn tunes, odes and anthems, happily adapted to church services, singing-schools and societies. Original and selected by M. L. Swan
Composer Swan, Marcus Lafayette
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
First Publication. 1867
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 3-4 voices / choir
External Links Wikipedia article
Schedule of singings from the New Harp of Columbia in East Tennessee
Knoxville Shape Note Singers
Camp DoReMi
New Harp of Columbia blogspot
Recordings from Headrick's Chapel, 2001, 2002
Recordings from Headrick's Chapel, 2013
Recordings from Headrick's Chapel, 2014
Recordings from Knoxville
State of Franklin Old Harp Singers facebook page