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ZION'S LIGHT (Southern Harmony)

ZION'S LIGHT (Southern Harmony)

Composer: B. F. White (1844)
Published in 5 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

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

Title: ZION'S LIGHT (Southern Harmony)
Composer: B. F. White (1844)
Meter: 7.6
Incipit: 11513 56533 12165

Texts

Zion's light


The glorious light of Zion
Is spreading all around,
And sinners now are hearkening
Unto the gospel sound:

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

The Sacred Harp #92

The Sacred Harp #92

The Social Harp #126

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Union Harp and History of Songs #9

Exclude 3 pre-1979 instances
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