'With One Heart and One Voice': A Core Repertory of Hymn Tunes Published for Use in the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1808-1878 (Drew University Studies
By: Fred Kimball Graham (author), Carlton R. Young (foreword_author)Hardback
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The conclusions reached in this work will allow scholars, hymnologists, and hymn singers to explore the social and musicological influences on hymn tune writing, how long it took for texts to acquire a 'fixed tune,' how tastes in hymn tunes change ever so slowly, and how many delightful tunes found in the core repertory of the 19th century have been dropped from today's repertoire.
Fred Kimball Graham is Assistant Professor of Church Music, University Organist, and Director of Basic Degree Studies, at Emmanuel College of Victoria University in the University of Toronto.
1 Hymm Singing in Early America 2 Methodist Tunes and Tunebooks of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries 3 The Classification of Tunes Contained in the Core Repertory of Tunes in Tunebooks of the Methodist Episcopal Church 4 Interpretation and Conclusion 5 Appendix A: Biographies and Content of the Core Repertory 1808-1887 in Tunebooks of the Methodist Episcopal Church 6 Appendix B: Annotated Bibliography of Tunebooks Used in the Survey 7 Appendix C: Alphabetical List of Tunes 8 Appendix D: Metrical Index of Tunes 9 Appendix E: Alphabetical Index of Composers 10 Chronological list of Tune Appearances 11 Selected Bibliography 12 About the Author
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