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Sing Glory and Hallelujah! : Historical and Biographical Guide to Gospel Hymns Nos. 1 to 6 Complete - Samuel J. Rogal

Sing Glory and Hallelujah!

Historical and Biographical Guide to Gospel Hymns Nos. 1 to 6 Complete

By: Samuel J. Rogal (Editor)


Published: 19th January 1996
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The only sourcebook that provides information necessary to make "Gospel Hymns Nos. 1 to 6 Complete" a useful research tool and an aid to the study of popular culture in the United States during the last half of the 19th century. For the first time, students and scholars will have access, in a single source, to biographical, historical, and bibliographical data concerning the writers of the hymn texts, the composers of the hymn tunes, and the various routes by which the hymns found their way onto the pages of that large collection of gospel and traditional hymnody. "Gospel Hymns Nos. 1 to 6 Complete" contains 739 songs gathered from a series of six earlier published works.

The data in this volume will add to the breadth and depth of "Gospel Hymns Nos. 1 to 6 Complete" and thus, for the first time, identify the significance of its contributions to the history of American culture. A strong introduction establishes the historical significance of the collection of gospel hymns and songs. The entries for both the authors of the words and the composers of the music are arranged alphabetically, followed by the dates of birth and death (if known), a biographical sketch, and references to the number of the hymn, its title, first line, and accompanying tune. Dates of composition and initial publication are included where possible.

Explanatory Note Authors of the Hymns
Composers of the Music
List of Works Cited and Consulted
Index to Titles and Opening Phrases
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780313296901
ISBN-10: 0313296901
Series: Music Reference Collection
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 19th January 1996
Publisher: ABC-Clio
Country of Publication: US
Volume Number: 49
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.59