Temperance Chimes: Comprising a Great Variety of New Music, Glees, Songs, and Hymns, Designed for the Use of Temperance Meetings and Organizations....


1878 edition. The book is in Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book has edge wear, rubbing, ground-in dirt and toning to the book covers. The text pages are generally clean and bright. The inner hinges have wear. "Temperance songs were very popular during the 1800s. The temperance movement was growing very strong. In addition, the U. S. Was a nation of singers. They sang at churches, revivals, political rallies, camp meetings, club meetings, at home, and elsewhere. It was a popular form of entertainment in a time without radio, TV, and other diversions. OverviewI. BackgroundII. Alphabetically by AuthorIII. By DateIV. Discover MoreTemperance leader Frances Willard stressed the importance of temperance songs. She believed that “the magic power of song” should be exploited. “Song is a sentiment maker and…every chorus rendered at a public entertainment ought to add new converts to the cause of Temperance. ”In addition, the enthusiasm and commitment of temperance supporters could be maintained through temperance songs at rallies, meetings, churches, parades, and elsewhere." (Alcohol Problems and Solutions webpage)

Title: Temperance Chimes: Comprising a Great Variety of New Music, Glees, Songs, and Hymns, Designed for the Use of Temperance Meetings and Organizations....

Author Name: Bradbury, William, Stearn, J. N. (Publishing Agent) / National Temperance Society and Publication House

Categories: Music,

Edition: Trade Edition

Publisher: New York, National Temperance Society and Publication House: 1878

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: A39552

Keywords: Music William Bradbury J. N. Stearn Temperance National Temperance Society anti-alcohol Music,