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Author: William Walker; Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Kentucky.; Young Men's Progress Club (Benton, Ky.)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Hastings House, 1939.
Series: American guide series.
Edition/Format:   Musical score : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Containing a choice collection of tunes,hyms, psalms, odes, and anthems; selected from the most eminent authors in the united states: together with nearly one hundred new tunes, which have never before been published; suited to most of the metres contained in Watt's hymes and psalms, Mercer's cluster, Dossey and choice, Dover selection, Methodist hym book, and Baptist harmony; and well adapted to Christian churhces  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Shape-note hymnals
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Walker, William, 1809-1875.
Southern harmony songbook .
New York, N.Y. : Hastings House, 1939
(OCoLC)891418366
Document Type: Musical Score
All Authors / Contributors: William Walker; Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Kentucky.; Young Men's Progress Club (Benton, Ky.)
OCLC Number: 1485660
Notes: A reproduction of the 1854 edition. Original title: 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 ... also, an easy introduction to the grounds of music, the rudiments of music, and plain rules for beginners, by William Walker ... New ed., thoroughly rev. and much enl. Philadelphia, E.W. Miller [1854].
Music in four-shape notation.
The introduction contains an account of the annual festival known as "Benton's big singing."
Description: 11 pages 1. (including frontispiece, illustrations) facsim.; xxxii, 336 pages ; 15 x 23 cm.
Series Title: American guide series.
Responsibility: reproduced, with an introduction by the Federal writers' project of Kentucky, Works progress administration ; sponsored by the Young men's progress club, Benton, Kentucky.

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"Containing a choice collection of tunes,hyms, psalms, odes, and anthems; selected from the most eminent authors in the united states: together with nearly one hundred new tunes, which have never before been published; suited to most of the metres contained in Watt's hymes and psalms, Mercer's cluster, Dossey and choice, Dover selection, Methodist hym book, and Baptist harmony; and well adapted to Christian churhces 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."

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