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The Music of the Church Hymnary and the Psalter in Metre, Its Sources and Composers James Love

The Music of the Church Hymnary and the Psalter in Metre, Its Sources and Composers

James Love

Published September 12th 2013
ISBN : 9781230736907
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76 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...five miles from Taunton,MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...five miles from Taunton, in a stage-coach. It was a beautiful spring morning, it was an hours ride, and there was no other inside passenger. On the back of an old envelope I wrote in pencil the first two of the verses now so well known, in order to teach the tune to the village school. The hymn so written and the tune referred to, have remained associated, but nothing further seems to be known of the origin of the latter. They were printed in the Sunday School Teachers Magazine, at the end of the volume for 1841. Sales. Hy. 148. F. H. Champneys. Hymns Ancient and Modern. Enlarged edition, 1875. Composed for this hymn. Salisbury. Ps. 120. The Whole Booke of Psalmes.... Composed into 4 parts by sundry Authors.... Newly corrected and enlarged by Tho. Eavenscroft, 1621. Set to Psalms 17 and 54, named Salisbury Tune, and classed in the Index among English Tunes. The melody is exactly as at present. Salzburg. Ps. 121. J. M. Haydn. Adapted from a movement in a Mass composed for the use of country choirs. The movement is printed in the Rev. C. I. Latrobes Selection of Sacred Music. It is in 6-8 time, beginning thus--Samuel. Hy. 606. A. S. Sull1van. Church Hymns with Tunes, 1874. Composed for the present hymn. The original arrangement is for treble voices in unison with organ accompaniment. The present four-part arrangement was made by the composer for The Presbyterian Hymnal, 1877. Sanctuary. Hy. 336, 433. J. B. Dykes. The Anglican Hymn Book, 1871. Composed for this hymn (No. 336). Sandon. Hy. 297. C. H. Purday. The Church and Home Metrical Psalter and Hymnal, edited by Charles H. Purday, 1860. Composed for this hymn. In the above the tune is anonymous, but in a later edition, 1862, Mr. Purdays name is attached to it. Sandown. Hy. 599....