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INVITATION (Blackmer)

INVITATION (Blackmer)

Composer: F. A. Blackmer
Published in 1 hymnal


Composer: F. A. Blackmer

Blackmer, Francis Augustus. (Ware, Massachusetts, February 17, 1855--October 8, 1930, Somerville, Massachusetts). Advent Christian musician. His parents, Augustus and Jane Blackmer, were among those caught up in the excitement of the Millerite Movement. One son, Fred, became an Advent Christian minister. Francis, with a talent recognized at an early age, consecrated his own life to Christian service as a musician. He was immersed in baptism at the Adventist campmeeting in Springfield, Massachusetts, by Elder Miles Grant. His early years were spend in central Massachusetts, his schooling at Wilbraham Academy. He was largely self-taught in harmony and musical composition. He wrote the words and music to his first gospel song, "Out on the f… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: INVITATION (Blackmer)
Composer: F. A. Blackmer
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Incipit: 55653 16171 25321
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

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Organ Solo

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Instances

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TextPage Scan

The Gospel Awakening #139

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