American Hymns Old and New, Volume 1

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Columbia University Press, 1980 - Art - 838 pages
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Presents over six hundred hymns from the American tradition of religious song, including folk hymns, patriotic songs, and spirituals, with explanatory notes and biographies of their composers.
 

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Excellent survey with many complete examples.

Contents

The Seventeenth Century
3
The Psalters
113
Patriotic Hymns
135
Denominational Hymns
147
Devotional Verse and Singing Masters Tunes
221
Swedish German and Dutch Hymns
240
The Nineteenth Century
273
Hymns of Reform
407
Hymns 650746
746
First LinesTitles
811
Authors and Composers
819
Tunes
825
Meters
831
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