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Hymn Tunes

“The Heavens are Telling.” (From Haydn's Creation.)

“Marching to Glory.” The tune of Marching to Georgia. “Onward, Christian Soldiers.” One of Haydn's Symphonies. “Lo! He comes with clouds descending.” The tune of a hornpipe danced at Saddler's Wells in the eighteenth century. (Helmsley.)

“There is a Happy Land.” An Indian air.

“The Land of the Leal.” Scots wha hae wi' Wallace bled. “Brightest and best of the Sons of the Morning.” Mendelssohn's Lieder No. 9. “Sweet the Moments.” The first sixteen bars of Beethoven's Piano Sonata, Op. 26.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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