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Eight Preludes On Old Southern Hymns

Eight Preludes On Old Southern Hymns

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Organ Folio
Composer Read, Gardner
Publisher H W Gray Publications
Permanently Out of Print

Unavailable for Digital Delivery

Catalog #GB00293

UPC code: 029156151169

These eight preludes are based on authentic old hymn-tunes found in the 1902 e dition of THE SACRED HARP, a collection of spirituals and Southern folk hymns, first published around 1850. According to the then prevailing custom, the mel ody was always assigned to the tenor voice, the other parts serving as support or embellishment. The hymn-tunes are essentially modal, with the lowered seve nth of the scale the most characteristic feature. In these settings Gardner Re ad tried to preserve the quaintness and somewhat primitive quality of the orig inal hymn-tunes, which are given in full before each prelude.

Title Artist Arranger Composer Key DD
ALAS AND DID MY SAVIOUR BLEED  
DAVID THE KING WAS GRIEVED AND MOVED  
DO NOT I LOVE THEE O MY LORD  
FIGHT ON MY SOUL  
MY SOUL FORSAKES HER VAIN DELIGHT  
ON JORDAN'S STORMY BANKS I STAND  
ONCE MORE MY SOUL THE RISING DAY  
THOU MAN OF GRIEF REMEMBER ME  
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