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[When I can read my title clear] (Deas)

[When I can read my title clear] (Deas)

Arranger: E. C. Deas
Published in 2 hymnals


Arranger: E. C. Deas

Edward C. Deas (unknown – 1944) was a hymnist, arranger of spirituals, music publisher, and music authority for the AME Church. Deas’s hymns, such as “Big Business in Glory” (1921) and “Shine for Jesus” (1925), reflect the simplicity and usage of common language characteristic of the 19th-century revival hymn. Deas also wrote the book Songs and Spirituals of Negro Composition (1928). --Encyclopedia of African American Music, Volume 3, edited by Emmett George Price  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [When I can read my title clear] (Deas)
Arranger: E. C. Deas
Meter: 8.8.8.8 with refrain
Incipit: 56111 31661 65355
Key: A♭ Major
Source: Traditional
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

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Text

African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #483

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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