Harmonia Sacra (Funk, Joseph)

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2nd edition, 1835

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Editor Joseph Funk
2nd edition
Publisher. Info. Winchester, VA: Robinson & Hollis, 1835.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Entirely set in 3-part harmony.
4-shape notation.
Missing pp.11-14 (Rudiments)
Title: A Compilation of Genuine Church Music, comprising a variety of metres, all harmonized for three voices. Together with a copious elucidation of the science of vocal music. By Joseph Funk.
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10th edition, 1860

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Editor Joseph Funk and Sons
10th edition
Publisher. Info. Singers' Glen, VA: the Authors (Joseph Funk and Sons), 1860.
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Misc. Notes 7-shape notation.
Missing pp.235-238. Page 147 corner and 359-360 (Index) ripped.
Title: Harmonia Sacra, being a Compilation of Genuine Church Music, comprising a great variety of metres, All Harmonized for Three Voices. Together with a copious explication of the Principles of Vocal Music, exemplified and illustrated with tables in a plain and comprehensive manner. By Joseph Funk and Sons.
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13th edition, 1869

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Editor Joseph Funk and Sons
13th edition
Publisher. Info. Singers' Glen, VA: Joseph Funk's Sons, 1869.
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Misc. Notes Predominantly re-set in 4-part harmony.
Title: The Harmonia Sacra, a compilation of Genuine Church Music, comprising a great variety of metres, Harmonized for Four Voices: Together with a copious explication of the Principles of Vocal Music. Exemplified and illustrated with tables, in a plain and comprehensive manner. By Joseph Funk and Sons.
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15th edition, 1876

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Editor Joseph Funk and Sons
15th edition
Publisher. Info. Singer's Glen, VA: Glen Publishing Company, 1876.
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Misc. Notes Title: The New Harmonia Sacra, a compilation of Genuine Church Music, comprising a great variety of metres, harmonized for four voices. Together with a copious explanation of the Principles of Vocal Music, exemplified and illustrated with Tables, in a Plain and Comprehensive Manner. by Joseph Funk and Sons.
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18th edition, 1915

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Editor Joseph Funk and Sons
18th edition
Publisher. Info. Scottdale, PA: Mennonite Publishing House, 1915.
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Misc. Notes The Rudiments and Part I were removed from the 17th edition onwards, though the old plates were re-used, hence the book begins at 'Part II' (Part I was Music for the Singing Class and Social Occasions).
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20th edition, 1942

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Editor Joseph Funk and Sons
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20th edition
Publisher. Info. Dayton, VA: Ruebush-Kieffer Company, 1942.
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Misc. Notes Old plates re-used (i.e., Parts II & III only), no copyright notice (in public domain)
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General Information

Work Title A Compilation of Genuine Church Music: The Harmonia Sacra (original 1832 title)
Alternative. Title Harmonia Sacra; The New Harmonia Sacra
Composer Funk, Joseph
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 sections
Rudiments
Part I. Music for the Singing Class and Social Occasions
Part II. The most appropriate Tunes of the different Metres, for Public Worship
Part III. Longer Tunes, Set Pieces and Anthems
First Publication. 1832; 4-shape notation
1851; 7-shape notation
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 3 voices, 4 voices
External Links Harmonia Sacra Online Edition, re-set in both 7-shape and 4-shape notations, with revised Rudiments.
Harmonia Sacra Handbook, containing information about sources and authors of music and texts.
Wikipedia article
Harmonia Sacra Singings Directory/Calendar
Minutes of Harmonia Sacra Singings
Review of 25th edition, 1993
Images and title-pages from other editions (no music).
Recordings from Hamburg, Virginia
Recordings from Elkhart

Misc. Comments

First published in 4-shape notation, changed to Funk's own 7-shape notation system in 1851.