American Harmony (Oliver Holden)

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Title: American Harmony

Full Title: American Harmony: Containing, a Variety of Airs, Suitable for Divine Worship, on Thanksgivings, Ordinations, Christmas, Fasts, Funerals, and Other Occasions, Together with a Number of Psalm Tunes, in Three and Four Parts, The Whole Entirely New

Composer: Oliver Holden

Publication date and place: 1792 by Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews in Boston, 32 pp.

Description: The transcription by White Stone Press, Anchorage, Alaska in 2012 has a number of errors.

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Works at CPDL

Title Year Composer Lyricist First Line Genre Subgenre Vo. Meter
Christmas 1792 Oliver Holden Isaac Watts Behold, the grace appears Sacred Anthems 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Consecration 1792 Oliver Holden Isaac Watts It grieves me, Lord, it grieves me sore Sacred 3 886. 88. 86
Funeral Hymn 1792 Oliver Holden Isaac Watts Why do we mourn departing friends Sacred 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Lamentation 1792 Oliver Holden Isaac Watts Earth has detained me prisoner long Sacred 3 86. 86 (C.M.)
Lincoln 1792 Oliver Holden Isaac Watts Arise, my soul, my joyful powers Sacred 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Ode to Music 1792 Oliver Holden Alexander Pope Tis thine, sweet power Secular Anthems 3
True Devotion 1792 Oliver Holden Isaac Watts I am confined to earth no more Sacred Psalm-tunes 3 86. 86 (C.M.)
Zion 1792 Oliver Holden Isaac Watts Lo, what an entertaining sight Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86 (C.M.)