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Composer: 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 >

Tune Information

Composer: B. F. White
Meter: D
Incipit: 12323 43213 43454
Key: e minor or modal
Copyright: Public Domain


Organ Solo

  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 77 Number 1 September October 2013: The Service Music Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Douglas E. Wagner; Gilbert M. Martin
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 26
  • The Essential Collection for the Church Organist: 55 Timeless Favorites & Contemporary Classics
    Composer/Editors Jane Holstein; Donald P. Hustad
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2008) pp. 124
  • The Organist Volume 108 Number 1 March April 2004: The Service Music Companion for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2004) pp. 9
  • Early American Folk Hymns for Organ: A Collected Edition
    Composer/Editor Donald P. Hustad
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1996) pp. 27
  • Five Preludes on American Folk Hymns: For Organ
    Composer/Editor Harold Stover
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (1978) pp. 5
  • Consoliere Volume 2 Number 5 September October 1971: Practical and Distinctive Pieces for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Charles G. Frischmann; Sam Batt Owens
    Published By: World Library Publications, Inc. (1971) pp. 4

Piano and Organ Duet

  • Morning Trumpet: Sacred Harp Duets for Piano and Organ
    Composer/Editors Mary Ellen Kerrick; Anna Laura Page
    Published By: Broadman Press (1981) pp. 14

Piano Solo

  • Brighten the Corner
    Composer/Editor Rebecca Bonam
    Published By: SoundForth (1998) pp. 36


Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

For the Living of These Days #17

Gather (3rd ed.) #864

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #755

RitualSong (2nd ed.) #958

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #448

The Sacred Harp #85

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The Worshiping Church #278

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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