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Dyer's Philadelphia selection of sacred music : consisting of about three hundred approved Psalm and hymn tunes : from the works of the most esteemed authors, ancient and modern, arranged for four voices, and adapted to all the metres in general use amongst the various religious denominations. And a concise introduction to the art of singing, with lessons and examples, according to the English and Italian methods. Including also, a supplement, containing a variety of admired tunes, not inserted in any former edition of this work / by Samuel Dyer.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [S.S.] ISLM 268 L661 S.1 NO. 43 (Text) 00000106187974 Sunday School Collection - 7th floor stacks Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 vocal score (8], xxiv, 228 unnumbered pages) ; 16 x 24 cm.
  • Edition: 6th ed., impr. and enl.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : J.G. Auner, [©1828]

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General Note: Preface ends with additonal note: "Fourth edition published, New-York, 1828."
244 numbered hymn tunes set for SATB in the main section ; without accompaniment ; each headed by title, metrical indication, author/composer ; many with stated source (e.g. psalm number or title of hymn collection). 44 hymn tunes set for SATB in the supplement ; without accompaniment ; each headed by title, metrical indication, author/composer and stated source of tune (e.g. psalm number or title of hymn collection.
Hymns by Watts, Pleyel, and Handel as well as selections from Wesley's collection, the Methodist collection, and Rippon's collection.
Includes "General index of tunes" and "Index of tunes according to their measures" (arranged metrically) on p. [4]-[7].
Subject: Hymns, English.
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied.
Music > Instruction and study.

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