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Classical Music in Pre-Civil War American Hymnody: A Digital Anthology for Listening and Singing
Peter Mercer-Taylor, University of Minnesota

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American Classical Hymns (Web Resource)
Title: American Classical Hymns
Author: Peter Mercer-Taylor
Abstract: This website is organized around a body of 278 pre-Civil War American psalm and hymn tunes based on European classical music, most long since forgotten. All 278 tunes are gathered into a searchable "Anthology," in which each appears with a modern edition and a piano recording. But the website also includes — along with a range of essays and interpretive material — a growing "Choral Showcase" of recordings of tunes in the Anthology, as submitted by any and all interested choirs.
Year: 2020
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