The Ohio Harmonist (Auld, Alexander)

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Fynnjamin (2017/7/20)

Editor First edition
Alexander Auld
Publisher. Info. Washington: A. Auld and Joshua Martin, 1847.
Misc. Notes Printed by J. A. & U. P. James, Cincinnati.
Part II is in 4 shapes, parts I & III in Auld's 7 shape note system.
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Fynnjamin (2012/5/31)

Editor Enlarged and revised edition
Alexander Auld
Publisher. Info. Columbus: J.H. Riley and Co., 1852.
Misc. Notes Index missing, possibly some music missing after p.210. A few pages torn towards the end, affecting a couple of pieces.
Entirely set in Auld's 7 shape note system.
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General Information

Work Title The Ohio Harmonist
Alternative. Title The Ohio Harmonist: a collection of psalm and hymn tunes from the best authors: to which is added a supplement of Temperance songs; Bold text[for the use of congregations, singing schools, temperance meetings, and musical associations; consisting of three parts: Parts I. and III. contain the Seven Syllables, in Patent Notes. Part II. contains the Four Syllables, in Patent Notes]. Also containing The Rudiments of Music on a plain and concise plan. By Alexander Auld.
Composer Auld, Alexander
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 parts:
  • Introduction to Music
  • Part I.
  • Part II. containing the more lengthy pieces commonly used in concert, or singing societies.
  • Part III. A supplement of choice temperance songs.
First Publication. 1847
Language English (one piece in Hindi, 66 Yamuna)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2-3 voices

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Auld's 7-shape notation; Part II (pages 71-144) in 4 shape notation in first edition.