Original Sacred Harp; Containing a Superior Collection of Standard Melodies, of Odes, Anthems, and Church Music, and Hymns of High Repute Rudiments, Retaining All Valuable Standard Regulations, Arr. with All Modern Up-To-Date Improvements

Original Sacred Harp; Containing a Superior Collection of Standard Melodies, of Odes, Anthems, and Church Music, and Hymns of High Repute Rudiments, Retaining All Valuable Standard Regulations, Arr. with All Modern Up-To-Date Improvements

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... we have been able to find. PORTUGUESE HYMN. P. M, 223. "Sayiag, Where Is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star In the east, and are come to worship him."--Matt. 2-2. Rev of A Major. Marco Portogallo, about 1780. Alto by S. M. Denson. 1911.-0--"--0 0 2 O Je-sus, for such wondrous con-des-cen-sion, Our praises and rev-er-ence are an offering meet; Now the Word made flesh and dwells a Ar 3 Shout his almigh-ty name, ye choirs of an-gels, And let the ce-les-ti-al courts his praise repeat; Un-to our God be glo-ry in the i Sav-iour; O come, and let us worship, O come, and let us worship, 0 come and let us wor-ship II This is one of the oldest melodies of America. There are different claims about the tune. Some claim that it was composed.by John Reading, but the most reliable source claims it was by Marco Portogallo, or Marco, the Portuguese, a muscian born 1763, who became a cemposer of music in Italy at an early age. He was Chapel Master to the Portuguese King. He died in Italy in 1830. For further history of this matter would refer to the story of hymns and tunes by Brown and Butterworth, pages 205 and 206. Portuguese Hymn has been published in Missouri Harmony, 1827 and 1837, page 120; in the American Psalmody, 1812, page 205; in 'Churh Choirs of the Early Date," page 30; in "Boston Academy of Music, ' page 238: In '"Church Music" by R. H. Vail, page 19; "The Boston Hayden Society," page 239, and in many other song books, all dating early in the 19th century. 224 SAVE, LORD, OR WE PERISH. 12s. Original. Riginauld Heber, 1820. Key of E Minor. 'Thy faith hath saved thee; go in peace." Luke 7:50. By M. Mark Wynn, 1869. 1. When thro'the torn sail the wild tern-pest is stream-ing, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123657477X
  • 9781236574770