Subject: Choral Music

23 entries.

Our Canadian Home - Patriotic Temperance Song

"The Canadian Musical Fountain and Prohibition Singer" was a songbook created for the temperance movement and published in Toronto in 1874. I first found a copy at the Toronto Public Library. These excerpts came from the Internet Archive, where you can fi...

Rounds from "The Golden Key"

This is a page of rounds from a singing school book called "The Golden Key To Musical Truths" by D. Shyrock. I borrowed this book in about 1993 from Aaron Weber, an Old-Order Mennonite singing school teacher from Newton, Ontario. Aaron still used this boo...

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...

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