How happy are these little ones

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First Line: How happy are these little ones
Language: English
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MARTYRDOM was originally an eighteenth-century Scottish folk melody used for the ballad "Helen of Kirkconnel." Hugh Wilson (b. Fenwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, c. 1766; d. Duntocher, Scotland, 1824) adapted MARTYRDOM into a hymn tune in duple meter around 1800. A triple-meter version of the tune was fir…

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NEW BRITAIN (also known as AMAZING GRACE) was originally a folk tune, probably sung slowly with grace notes and melodic embellishments. Typical of the Appalachian tunes from the southern United States, NEW BRITAIN is pentatonic with melodic figures that outline triads. It was first published as a hy…

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #A20

Appendix to Mennonite Hymn Book #d18

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Church and Sunday School Hymnal with Supplement #167

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Deutsches Lieder- und Melodienbuch #a83

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Hymns and Tunes #83

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