¡Oh Salvador, tierno Jesús

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First Line: ¡Oh Salvador, tierno Jesús
Source: Estrella de Belen
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: Tú moriste ¡Oh Jesús!
Copyright: Public Domain



Henry Kemble Oliver (b. Beverly, MA, 1800; d. Salem, MA, 1885) composed FEDERAL STREET in 1832, possibly as an imitation of earlier psalm tunes in long meter. He took it to a music class taught by Lowell Mason (who may have contributed to the harmony); Mason (PHH 96) published it in his Boston Acade…

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HAPPY DAY (Rimbault)

William J. Reynolds, in his Companion to Baptist Hymnal (1976), p. 161, wrote as follows: Happy Day appeared in William McDonald’s Wesleyan Sacred Harp (Boston, 1854), set to “Jesus, my All, to heaven is gone” with the present refrain, “Happy day, happy day, When Jesus washed my sins away!…

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