Christian Minstrel

by Gaylon L. Powell

Christian Minstrel

Tune Old Hundred from Christian Minstrel
Tune: Old Hundred, pg 29, Christian Minstrel, 1846.

Christian Minstrel: A New System of Musical Notation; with a collection of Psalm Tunes, Anthems, and Chants, selected from the Most Popular Works in Europe and America Designed for the Use of Churches, Singing-Schools, and Societies

different 7 shape systems
Some examples as to what shapes a few shape-note tune books used immediately after Aiken
published his book. This image is reprinted from George Pullen Jackson’s White Spirituals in the
Southern Uplands
. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1933).



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