MEAR

MEAR

Composer (attributed to): Aaron Williams
Published in 101 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer (attributed to): Aaron Williams

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Tune Information

Composer (attributed to): Aaron Williams
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 15533 13223 15455
Notes: Although the tune is widely ascribed to Aaron Williams, the fact that he was born in 1731 and the tune was in print (an instance is in the database here) as early at 1742 makes it highly improbable that he composed it. He may have harmonized it in a widely used form, but he should not be listed as the composer unless there is evidence that he actually was that sort of prodigy that publishes music at age eleven.
Key: G Major
Source: Welsh tune

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #134
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #2221
Text: How Did My Heart Rejoice to Hear
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4635
Text: Now Let Our Mourning Hearts Revive
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4652
Text: Now Blessing, Honor, Glory, Praise
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #5391
Text: O That I Knew the Secret Place
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #9588
Text: Beneath Our Feet And O'er Our Head
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
A New Version of the Psalms of David: Fitted to the Tunes Used in Churches #T6a
The Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs of the Old and New-Testament: faithfully translated into English metre: for the use, edification, and comfort of the saints...especially in New-England (25th ed) #T12a

Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #134ScoreAudio
Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #26
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #39
Small Church Music #6275Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #2221TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #4635TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #4652TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #5391TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #9588TextScoreAudio
The New Harp of Columbia, Restored Edition #14
The Sacred Harp: the best collection of sacred songs, hymns, odes, and anthems ever offered the singing public for general use (1991 rev.) #49bText
Include 90 pre-1979 instances



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