The Christian Harmony (William Walker)

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Title: The Christian Harmony

Full Title: Christian Harmony; Containing a Choice Collection of Hymn and Psalm Tunes, Odes and Anthems, Selected from the Best Authors in Europe and America; Together with a Large Number of New Tunes, from Eminent Composers, Never Before Published; Embracing a Great Variety of Meters Suited to Nearly All the Metres Contained in the Various Hymn and Psalm Books Used by the Different Denominations of Christians. Designed Also for the Use of Singing Schools, Choirs, Social and Private Singing Societies. In the Seven-Syllable System of Musical Notation, With Seven Characters. Also a Copious Elucidation of the Science of Vocal Music, and Plain Rules for Beginners.

Editor – Compiler: William Walker

Publication date and place: 1867 by E. W. Miller and William Walker in Philadelphia, 383 pp., editions in 20th-21st centuries.


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Works at CPDL

Title Year Composer Arranger Lyricist First Line Genre Subgenre Vo. Meter
Idumea 1816 Ananias Davisson Isaac Watts My God, my life, my love Sacred 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Kedron 1799 Amos Pilsbury Charles Wesley Thou man of griefs, remember me Sacred 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Star in the East 1831 Deodatus Dutton Reginald Heber Hail the blest morn, see the great mediator Sacred 2 11 10. 11 10 with refrain
Sweet Prospect 1835 William Walker Samuel Stennett On Jordan's stormy banks I stand Sacred 2 86. 86 (C.M.)
Sweet Rivers 1825 William Moore John Granade Sweet rivers of redeeming love Sacred 3 86. 86. D (C.M.D.)
The Converted Thief 1826 William Moore Samuel Stennett As on the cross the Savior hung Sacred 3 86. 86 (C.M.)
The Good Physician 1835 William Walker John Newton (hymnwriter) How lost was my condition Sacred 3 76. 76. D
True Happiness 1835 Anonymous William Walker Charles Wesley Oh! how happy are they Sacred 4 669. 669
Wallace 1830 Deodatus Dutton Jared Waterbury Soldiers of the cross, arise / Lo, your Captain Sacred 2 77. 76. D