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Three Appalachian Hymn Tune Settings

Three hymn tunes from the shape-note tradition of singing during the early and mid-1800s.  These three hymns were beloved among the many hundreds that folks sang during those years.  For them, singing was a primary joy and a bond for the community.

Price $6.00

Hail, Thou Once Despised Jesus – melody, “Pleading Savior” from The Christian Lyre, 1831 – view score

Forgive Our Sins – melody, “Detroit” from The Sacred Harp, 1844. – view score

Awake, Awake to Love and Work – melody, “Morning Song” from Kentucky Harmony, 1816 – view score