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The New Village Harmony; A Musical Manual For Sabbath Schools: Containing Old and New Sacred Tunes Harmonized in an Easy Style, in Two and Three Parts; and Adapted also for the Use of Small Choirs and Conference Meetings. Arranged and Composed by Ch: Zeuner, Organist at Park-street Church, and to the Handel and Haydn Society.


Price: $275.00

Publisher: Boston:, Published by Lincoln, Edmands and Co. Sold by Glazier & Co., Hollowell--Colman, Holden & Co. Portland--Horatio Hill & Co. Concord--Ide & Goddard, Windsor--Dorr & Howland, Worcester--A.S. Beckwith, and I. Wilcox, Providence00D.F. Robinson, Hartford--Oli: 1833 1833

Inscription: Signed

Item Number: 17981

"Charles Zeuner (1795-1857) composer and organist, properly Heinrich Christoph Zeuner. Born in Saxony, he came the U.S. around 1830, settled in Boston, where he was elected organist to the Handel and Haydn Society. ""He published many popular songs and piano pieces, and contributed to Lowell Mason's Lyra Sacra (1832).... His most ambitious composition, The Feast of Tabernacles, and oratorio in two parts, the words by the Rev. Henry Ware, Jr., of Cambridge, was the first American work of its kind..... Twenty years ahead of the 'foreign invasion,' 1848, Zeuner was one of the first ... View more info