Item #68798 THE MISSOURI HARMONY; or a collection of psalm and hymn tunes, and anthems, from eminent authors: with an introduction to the grounds and rudiments of music. To which is added a supplement, containing a number of admired tunes of the various metres, and several choice pieces, selected from some of the most approved collections of sacred music. Allen D. CARDEN.
THE MISSOURI HARMONY; or a collection of psalm and hymn tunes, and anthems, from eminent authors: with an introduction to the grounds and rudiments of music. To which is added a supplement, containing a number of admired tunes of the various metres, and several choice pieces, selected from some of the most approved collections of sacred music
THE MISSOURI HARMONY; or a collection of psalm and hymn tunes, and anthems, from eminent authors: with an introduction to the grounds and rudiments of music. To which is added a supplement, containing a number of admired tunes of the various metres, and several choice pieces, selected from some of the most approved collections of sacred music

THE MISSOURI HARMONY; or a collection of psalm and hymn tunes, and anthems, from eminent authors: with an introduction to the grounds and rudiments of music. To which is added a supplement, containing a number of admired tunes of the various metres, and several choice pieces, selected from some of the most approved collections of sacred music

Cincinnati, (Ohio): Printed and published by E. Morgan and Son, 1838. "Stereotype edition" (first published in St. Louis in 1820, then reprinted in Cincinnati in 1825, 1827, and 1830 and annually there, 1832-1841). Oblong 4to. 200, 40 pp. Shape-note notation for three or four voices. All of the early editions are uncommon in trade. American Imprints 49573. Morgan 3380. This edition more widely held than other earlier ones (OCLC locates 17 copies). A previous owner's inscription on the front endpaper admonishes users to "please take good care of this book it is as precious as gold or diamonds." Pencil ownership signature on verso. Rear endpaper lacking. This copy was well used, the printed front and rear boards cracked vertically and repaired with clear tape, the printed paper text on the boards considerably eroded, the spine reinforced with cloth tape, scattered foxing and spotting. Item #68798

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