Subject: Choral Music

27 entries.

Sacred Harmony - Hymnbook 1838

Sacred Harmony was one of Ontario's first "words-and-music" hymnbooks. It was compiled by Alexander Davidson in Toronto and published in 1838. (He had to have it printed in Buffalo). The is a link to a page about Mr. Davidson below. The first edition was ...

Social Glass (The) - Temperance Song

This "glee" is from The Canadian Musical Fountain & Prohibition Singer: for temperance meetings, Bands of Hope, temperance conventions, social gatherings, home circle, &c. by C. W. Coates - Published 1874

The Higher Law (Abolitionist Song)

This song from "The Voice of The Fugitive" (Sandwich) is credited to "Elizabeth" I'm willing to bet that it was intended to be sung to the tune of "Scots Wha' Hae" - a stirring song by Robert Burns whose melody has been appropriated for many other stirrin...

The Way Is So Delightful

A song from "A Selection of Revival & Camp-Meeting Hymns" Stratford, C.W. 1861. Sung by Ian Bell with Prof. Chalaupka's Celebrated Singing School - 1990. There is a further entry about this book with a few more songs in the ONTRAD Library. A full PDF ...

Tobacco, Oh, Oh

An anti-smoking song from "The Canadian Musical Fountain and Prohibition Singer" C.W. Coates - Toronto, 1874. It is written in the style of an Anglican Church chant. It's pretty good.

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