Southern and Western Pocket Harmonist

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General Information

Title: Southern and Western Pocket Harmonist

Full Title: The Southern and Western Pocket Harmonist, Intended as an Appendix to the Southern Harmony

Editor – Compiler: William Walker

Publication date and place: 1846 by Charles Desilver and G. G. Evans in Philadelphia, 160 pp. Second Edition, 1846b, 176 pp., reprinted 1860.

Description: Many camp meeting and revivalist tunes, often of unknown composer, sometimes of unknown lyricist. Several of these were included in Southern Harmony editions of 1847 and 1854.

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Works at CPDL

Title Year Composer Arranger Lyricist First Line Genre Subgenre Vo. Meter
An Address for All 1846 William Walker John Peck I sing a song which doth belong Sacred 4 86. 86. D (C.M.D.)
In That Morning 1846 William Walker Anonymous Jesus, my all to heaven is gone Sacred 4
Lovest Thou Me (1846) 1846 William Walker William Cowper Hark, my soul! It is the Lord Sacred 4 77. 77 with refrain
Pleading Savior 1831 Anonymous Deodatus Dutton John Leland Now the Savior stands a pleading Sacred 2 87. 87. D
Resignation 1828 Anonymous William Walker Isaac Watts My shepherd will supply my need Sacred 4 86. 86. D (C.M.D.)
Rockbridge 1813 Lucius Chapin Isaac Watts Sweet is the work, my God, my King Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88 (L.M.)