||The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion; containing a choice collection of Tunes, Hymns, Psalms, Odes, and Anthems: selected from the most eminent authors in the United States: together with nearly 100 new tunes, which have never before been published; suited to most of the metres contained in Watts's Hymns and Psalms, Mercer's Cluster, Dossey & Choice, Dover Selection, Methodist Hymn Book, and Baptist Harmony; and well adapted to Christian Churches of every Denomination, Singing Schools, and Private Societies: also, an easy introduction to the Grounds of Music, the Rudiments of Music, and Plain Rules for Beginners by William Walker.
||4 major sections, with an added appendix
- The Gamut, or Rudiments of Music
- Part I. Containing most of the plain and easy tunes commonly used in time of divine worship.
- Part II. Containing some of the more lengthy and elegant pieces, commonly used at concerts, or singing societies.
- Part III. Containing several anthems and odes, of the first eminence.
- Appendix [added 1847]: Containing several tunes entirely new.