Salem (William Moore)
- (Posted 2018-07-01) CPDL #50343:
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-07-01). Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 69 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as originally published in 1826. All seven stanzas of Newton's hymn included.
Description: Words by John Newton, 1779, entitled The Name of Jesus, with seven stanzas. This tune was reprinted in William Walker's Southern Harmony, 1835, p. 12. It was re-arranged by William Hauser for four voices in 1848. A folk hymn (Jackson 1952, No. 255).
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at How sweet the name of Jesus sounds.