Salem (William Hauser)
- (Posted 2018-07-01) CPDL #50344:
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-07-01). Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 76 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as originally published in 1826 and 1848. In Hauser's 1848 edition, the chorus after the double-bar is a repeat of the verses, with complex notation for the slurs in measure 3; in this edition, the chorus is written out. All seven stanzas of Newton's hymn included.
Description: First published in William Moore's Columbian Harmony, 1826, for three voices; reprinted in Southern Harmony, 1835. William Hauser re-arranged it for four voices in 1848. A folk hymn (Jackson 1952, No. 255). Words by John Newton, 1779, with seven stanzas.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at How sweet the name of Jesus sounds.