Composer (attributed to): B. F. White

Benjamin F. White (b. Spartanburg, SC, 1800; d. Atlanta, GA, 1879), was coeditor of The Sacred Harp (1844). He came from a family of fourteen children and was largely self-taught. Eventually White became a popular singing-school teacher and editor of the weekly Harris County newspaper. Bert Polman Go to person page >

Arranger: Carlton R. Young

(no biographical information available about Carlton R. Young.) Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer (attributed to): B. F. White
Arranger: Carlton R. Young (1967)
Incipit: 11134 55453 21113
Key: d minor or modal
Source: Sacred Harp, 1844


There's a Song in the Air

There's a song in the air!
There's a star in the sky!
There's a mother's deep prayer
and a baby's low cry!
And the star rains its fire
while the beautiful sing,
for the manger of Bethlehem
cradles a King!

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Piano Solo

  • The Church Pianist Volume 6 Number 2 November December 1989: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; Anna Laura Page
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1989) pp. 6
  • I Know that My Redeemer lives: Piano Preludes
    Composer/Editor Barry Braman
    Published By: Broadman Press (1980) pp. 42


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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #93

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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