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 Year Composer Arranger Lyricist First Line Genre Vo. Meter
Bethlehem 1825 William Moore Charles Wesley All glory to God in the sky Sacred 4 88. 88. D (L.M.D.)
Consolation 1813 Anonymous Charles Wesley Come on, my partners in distress Sacred 2 886. 886
Davis 1813 Anonymous Joseph Swain O thou in whose presence my soul takes delight Sacred 3 11 8. 11 8
Forster 1813 Anonymous John Granade Ye weary heavy laden souls Sacred 3 86. 86. D (C.M.D.)
Greensville 1825 Reubin Monday John Newton (hymnwriter) How tedious and tasteless the hours Sacred 3 88. 88. D (L.M.D.)
Holy Manna 1825 William Moore George Askins Brethren, we have met to worship Sacred 4 87. 87. D
Idumea 1816 Ananias Davisson Isaac Watts My God, my life, my love Sacred 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Jackson 1825 William Moore Joseph Addison The spacious firmament on high Sacred 3 88. 88. D (L.M.D.)
Knoxville 1820 Reubin Monday Anonymous Rejoice, my friends, the Lord is King Sacred 4 88. 887
Lebanon 1825 William Moore Anonymous Drooping souls, no longer grieve Sacred 4 76. 76. D
Liberty Hall 1810 Lucius Chapin Isaac Watts Alas! And did my Savior bleed Sacred 3 86. 86 (C.M.)
Middlebury 1820 Anonymous R. D. Humphreys Charles Wesley Come away to the skies Sacred 3 669. 669
Salem 1826 William Moore John Newton (hymnwriter) 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.)
The Converted Thief 1826 William Moore Samuel Stennett As on the cross the Savior hung Sacred 3 86. 86 (C.M.)
Transport 1813 Anonymous John Granade Ye children of Jesus, who're bound for the kingdom Sacred 2 12 11.12 11.12 12.12 11