Columbian Harmony (William Moore)

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Title: Columbian Harmony

Full Title: Columbian Harmony, or a Choice Collection of Psalm Tunes, Hymns, and Anthems, in Three Parts: The first containing all the plain and easy tunes commonly used in time of divine service: The second, the more elegant pieces suitable for singing societies: and lastly the anthems selected from the most eminent authors in America.

Editor - Compiler: William Moore

Publication date and place: 1825 by Morgan, Lodge, and Fisher in Cincinnati, Ohio, 200 pp.

Description: A compilation of works by various composers, including the contemporary composers Robert Boyd and Reubin Monday.

External Links


  • Music, David W. 1985. William Moore's Columbian Harmony (1825). The Hymn 36:16-19.

Works at CPDL

Title on CPDL Year Composer Arranger Lyricist First Line Genre Subgenre Vo. Meter
Bethlehem 1825 William Moore Charles Wesley All glory to God in the sky Sacred 4 88. 88. D (L.M.D.)
The Converted Thief 1825 William Moore Samuel Stennett As on the cross the Savior hung Sacred 3 86. 86 (C.M.)
Forster Anonymous John Granade Ye weary heavy laden souls Sacred 3 86. 86. D (C.M.D.)
Greensville Reubin Monday John Newton How tedious and tasteless the hours Sacred 3 88. 88. D (L.M.D.)
Jackson 1825 William Moore Joseph Addison The spacious firmament on high Sacred 3 88. 88. D (L.M.D.)
Knoxville Reubin Monday Anonymous Rejoice, my friends, the Lord is King Sacred Set pieces 4 88. 887
Lebanon 1825 William Moore Anonymous Drooping souls, no longer grieve Sacred 4 76. 76. D
Salem 1825 William Moore John Newton How sweet the name of Jesus sounds Sacred 3 86. 86 (C.M.)
Sweet rivers 1825 William Moore John Granade Sweet rivers of redeeming love Sacred 3 86. 86. D (C.M.D.)