Sacred Harmony (Benjamin Carr)

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General information

Title: Sacred Harmony

Full title: Sacred Harmony, A Selection of Duos, Trios, &c. Arranged for the Organ, Piano-Forte, or Harp

Editor – Compiler – Composer: Benjamin Carr

Publication date and place: 1803 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Carr and Schetky.
Description: Benjamin Carr's collection of sacred music by various composers, including two composed by Carr.

External websites:


  • Grimes, Robert R. 2012. A Grand Selection of Sacred Music: Benjamin Carr and Early Nineteenth Century Catholic Music in Philadelphia. U. S. Catholic Historian 30(4):21-37.

List of works

Works at CPDL

Title Composer Arranger Lyricist Subgenre Year Language First Line Instruments Meter Vo. Voices
Hymn for Whitsunday Benjamin Carr Anonymous Hymns 1803 2 Veni, Creator Spiritus

Spirit, Creator of mankind

Organ 88. 88 (L.M.) 3 STB
Hymn to St. Augustine Benjamin Carr Anonymous Hymns 1803 2 Magne Pater Augustine

Great Jehovah, God of glory

Organ 87. 87. 87 1 S,T