The Christian Lyre (Leavitt, Joshua)

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 Volumes I, II and Supplement
#260565 - 32.74MB, 548 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/V - 97x

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Fynnjamin (2012/11/30)

 Volumes I, II and Supplement
#302155 - 32.12MB, 542 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/V - 13x

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Fynnjamin (2013/11/6)

 Volumes I, II and Supplement
#260573 - 35.87MB, 552 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/V - 38x

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Fynnjamin (2012/11/30)

 Volumes I, II and Supplement
#260569 - 33.35MB, 548 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/V - 39x

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Fynnjamin (2012/11/30)

Editor:

16th edition, 18th edition
Joshua Leavitt

Publisher Info.:

New York: Jonathan Leavitt, 1833, 1837. Supplement dated 1831.
co-issue - Boston: Crocker & Brewster

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Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

Volume II dated 1833; Supplement dated 1831.

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 Volumes I, II and Supplement
#320527 - 30.86MB, 552 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/V - 5x

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Fynnjamin (2014/4/1)

Editor:

26th edition

Publisher Info.:

New York: Dayton & Saxton, 1842.
co-issue - Boston: Saxton & Peirce.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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 Volume I
#210966 - 12.50MB, 226 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/V - 115x

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Fynnjamin (2012/4/27)

Editor:

First edition
Joshua Leavitt

Publisher Info.:

New York: Jona. Leavitt, Sleight & Robinson (printers), 1830.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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 Volume I (3rd ed)
#257826 - 13.71MB, 252 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/V - 36x

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Fynnjamin (2012/11/8)

 Volume I (5th ed)
#257827 - 12.34MB, 228 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/V - 27x

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Fynnjamin (2012/11/8)

 Volume I (5th ed)
#320526 - 11.23MB, 226 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/V - 4x

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 Volume I (8th ed)
#257828 - 12.01MB, 228 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/V - 44x

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Fynnjamin (2012/11/8)

Editor:

3rd, 5th and 8th editions
Joshua Leavitt

Publisher Info.:

New York: Jonathan Leavitt, 1831.
co-issue - Boston: Crocker & Brewster

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

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 Supplement
#210967 - 6.70MB, 120 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/V - 63x

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Fynnjamin (2012/4/27)

Editor:

Joshua Leavitt

Publisher Info.:

New York: Jonathan Leavitt, 1831.

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

Containing 106 tunes.

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4-shape notation

 Volume I
#210968 - 13.47MB, 226 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/V - 72x

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Fynnjamin (2012/4/27)

 Volume I
#320528 - 11.82MB, 228 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/V - 5x

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Fynnjamin (2014/4/1)

Editor:

Joshua Leavitt

Publisher Info.:

New York: Jonathan Leavitt, 1832.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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General Information

Work Title The Christian Lyre
Alternative Title The Christian Lyre: adapted for use in families, prayer meetings, and revivals of religion. By Joshua Leavitt.
Composer Leavitt, Joshua
First Publication 1830 (license granted 1830-10-16)
Language English
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 voices (melody & bass)


Misc. Comments

Editions in standard notation and 4-shape notation.
A large proportion of folk hymns and minor-key melodies.

"The Christian Lyre was commenced in November, 1830, as a monthly repository of music and hymns, for social worship. Vol. I., containing six No's, or 216 pages, was completed the first of April, and Vol. II. the first of October, 1831. At that time, there had been published no less than Nine Editions of Vol. I., each edition consisting of 2000 copies."

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