The Harmony of Sion (Roome, Francis)

Sheet Music


PDF scanned by GB-Lbl
Fynnjamin (2021/11/12)

PDF scanned by GB-Lbl
Fynnjamin (2021/11/12)

Arranger John Alcock Sr. (1715-1806)
Editor Francis Roome (fl.1778-1815)
Publisher. Info. London: for the editor, n.d.(1778).
Re-issue: London: G. Walker, n.d.(1816).
Misc. Notes sold in Derby: Roome; London: Thompson; Cahusac
Javascript is required for this feature.

Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title The Harmony of Sion
Alternative. Title The Harmony of Sion, or a Collection of all the Capital Psalm-Tunes, including the most Favourite Magdalen Airs that are used in London, & other parts of England, for Four Voices. To which are added, Nine Favourite Hymns, and a Chant for Te Deum, Jubilate, &c. The Contra-tenor, Tenor, and Bass Parts composed by Dr. Alcock, of Lichfield. The whole selected by Francis Roome, Bookseller, in Derby
Composer Roome, Francis
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
First Publication. 1778 ca.
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 4 voices (SATB), continuo; 3 hymns for 2 voices, chorus, continuo
Extra Information Included in the category Vocal Ornamentation. (most tunes included added trills and appoggiaturas)
Music on pages 1-24 first published 1745 in Alcock's Psalmody

Navigation etc.

Tunes marked "Magdalen" are from the collection of hymns for the use of the Magdalen Chapel
Composers named without IMSLP pages:

  • Mr Soaper
  • Mr (Matthew) Hussey
  • Christopher Clarke
  • Mr Gilding
  • Mr (Thomas) Wood
  • Francis Roome
  • Mr J. Fellows
  • Mr J. Selby