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The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion

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- William Walker's Southern Harmony, first published in 1835, was the most popular tune book of the nineteenth century, containing 335 sacred songs, dominated by the folk hymns of oral tradition and written in the old four-shape notation that was for generations the foundation of musical teaching in rural America. Born in 1809 in South Carolina, William Walker grew up near ...more
Hardcover, 392 pages
Published September 29th 1993 by University Press of Kentucky
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While there were fewer songs in this collection that I knew than I thought, still a fantastic, essential compilation of early American song.
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