The Social Harp (McCurry, John Gordon)

Sheet Music


PDF scanned by
Fynnjamin (2013/11/2)

PDF scanned by
Fynnjamin (2013/11/2)

Editor John G. McCurry
Publisher. Info. Philadelphia: T. K. Collins, Jr., 1855.
Reprinted Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1973.
Misc. Notes Introduction by Daniel W. Patterson and John F. Garst, with a compliant 1973 copyright claim removed for obvious reasons.
Javascript is required for this feature.

Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title The Social Harp
Alternative. Title The Social Harp, A Collection of Tunes, Odes, Anthems, and Set Pieces, selected from various authors: together with much new music never before published; suited to all metres, and well adapted to all denominations, singing-schools, and private societies. With a full exposition of the rudiments of music. And the art of musical composition so simplified that the most unlearned person can comprehend it with the utmost facility. By John G. McCurry.
Composer McCurry, John Gordon
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
First Publication. 1855
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 3-4 voices / choir

Navigation etc.

There is currently one singing that uses the Social Harp - on the 4th Sunday in February, at the University of Georgia, Athens. Social Harp is sung from in the morning session, and the Sacred Harp for the remainder of the day. Minutes can be seen here by searching for 'social harp'.