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Composer (attributed to): Freeman Lewis

Freeman Lewis (1780-1859) Born: De­cem­ber 30, 1780, Bask­ing Ridge, New Jer­sey. Died: Sep­tem­ber 18, 1859, Un­ion­town, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Moun­tain View Cem­e­t­ery, Mt. Ver­non, Ohio. Lewis, a sur­vey­or and school teach­er, wrote mu­sic on the side. In 1816, he acc­omp­a­nied Si­mon Ber­nard, a former French gen­er­al and en­gin­eer of Na­pol­e­on I, in one of his ear­ly ex­pe­di­tions in Amer­i­ca. Lewis al­so served as Coun­ty Surveyor of Fay­ette Coun­ty, Penn­sylvan­ia (1828-36), and helped Jon­a­than Knight su­rvey the Ches­a­peake and Ohio Ca­nal. His works in­clude: The Beau­ties of Har­mo­ny, 1813, 1816, 1818 Sources: Nutter, p.… Go to person page >

Composer: Samuel McFarland

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Tune Information

Composer (attributed to): Freeman Lewis
Composer: Samuel McFarland (c. 1814)
Incipit: 13532 (1)D6 U115U 1D765
Key: D Major/F Major
Source: Attributed to McFarland in The Beauties of Harmony, by Freeman Lewis, 1813; At­trib­ut­ed to Free­man Lew­is in Supplement to the Kentucky Harmony, by Ananias Davisson, 1820
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #6115
Text: Sing to the Lord, Ye Heav'nly Hosts
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The Cyber Hymnal #10235
Text: Hark! Sinner Hark!
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Small Church Music #3546
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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #308TextPage Scan
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #817Text InfoTextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #276TextPage Scan
Hymnal: A Worship Book #126
Moravian Book of Worship #713TextPage Scan
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #399Text
Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #41
Small Church Music #3546Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #6115TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #10235TextScore
The Liturgical Harp: a tunebook that brings together shapenote ensembles and church choirs #8
The New Century Hymnal #256TextPage Scan
With One Voice #675Text
Worship (3rd ed.) #572Text
Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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