Star in the East (William Walker)
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-06-12). Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 44 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: SATB
- Edition notes: Transcribed from William Walker's Christian Harmony, 1867. Notes changed to four-shape format. First stanza and chorus as in Southern Harmony, 1835; other stanzas from Evangelical Hymns, Lexington, Kentucky, 1829. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
- Editor: Robert Bolyard (submitted 2014-12-19). Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 35 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: transcribed from Southern Harmony (1854). MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
- Editor: Christopher R. Baker (submitted 2000-11-27). Copyright: CC BY 1.0
- Edition notes: Music of "Star In The East," an English tune from 1820, from Silas H. Durand, and P. G. Lester, eds., Hymn and Tune Book For Use In Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches (Greenfield, Indiana: D. H. Goble, Fifth Edition, 1886), #59, p. 24. Melody is in the tenor.
- Editor: Rafael Ornes (submitted 1999-06-29). Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 34 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Description: First published by John H. Hickok in his Sacred Harp, 1832, for two parts (Tenor-Bass). Arranged William Walker in Southern Harmony, 1835, p. 16, for three voices, notes in four-shape format. The tune is a folk hymn from the late eighteenth century (Jackson 1953a, No. 182). Revised by William Hauser in four parts in 1848, and William Walker for four parts in seven-shape format in 1867. Words of the first stanza are by an anonymous author; second through fourth stanzas and chorus by Reginald Heber, 1811.