An Analysis of Various Versions of A.M. Toplady's Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me, 1774-2001

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Edwin Mellen Press, 2003 - Music - 204 pages
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An examination of 130 versions of the hymn, Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me, by A.M. Toplady. It begins with its earliest periodical publications in 1774 and extends up to a hymnal published in 2001, noting changes in its language, substance, structure, orthography, punctuation and capitalization.

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Contents

Introduction i
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The Eighteenth Century
1
The Nineteenth Century
7
The Twentieth Centuryand a Bit Beyond
53
Other Works Cited and Consulted
173
Index to Writers Composers Editors and Others
176
Index to Publishers Printers and Other Firms
185
Index to Short Titles
189
Index to Denominations Institutions and Organizations
199
Copyright

About the author (2003)

SAMUEL J. ROGAL is Chairman of the Division of the Humanities and Fine Arts at Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby, Illinois.

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