Eyer. Die Union Choral Harmonie...The Union Choral Harmony 1836
Eyer. Die Union Choral Harmonie...The Union Choral Harmony 1836
Eyer. Die Union Choral Harmonie...The Union Choral Harmony 1836
Eyer. Die Union Choral Harmonie...The Union Choral Harmony 1836

Eyer. Die Union Choral Harmonie...The Union Choral Harmony 1836

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Eyer, Henry C. Die Union Choral Harmonie...The Union Choral Harmony (German and English). Harrisburg: Francis Wyeth, Printer, 1836. Second Edition, with Additions and Improvements. [8791]

Leather spine marbled paper over card, lacks all free end papers. Oblong 14 cm (5 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches). (I)-XII; 1-174 (of 180).  With the following defects: lacking most of 2 leaves (pp. 137-140), and a third of 4 leaves (pp. 159-166), and all of the final 3 leaves (pp. 175-180. Poor. Hardcover.

The complete title in English is, The Union Choral Harmony, consisting of Sacred Music, With German and English lines to each tune, adapted to the use of Christian Churches of every denomination, comprising a number of the most popular Melodies in the United States; to which is added a number of tunes which have never before been published, some of which have been lately composted for this work, by different authors. Together with a concise introduction to the Art of Singing; for the use of Scholars and persons wishing to qualify themselves for participating in Divine Worship. By Henry C. Eyer, of Selinsgrove, Union County, Pa.

This is not in Stanslaw but falls between Stanislaw 61 and 62. The first edition (61) came out in in the same year as this, but this is a later printing marked Second Edition. A four-shape shaped-note tunebook.

With a signed provenance card from the collection of A. Merril Smoak, Jr., DWS.