Amharic Hymn Books with Music Notation

Swedish Evangelical Mission (= Evangeliska Fosterlands-Stiftelsen)

Yagubae mazmurat (‘Songs of the Congregation’). Edited by Bengt P. Lundahl. St. Chrischona: Swedish Evangelical Mission, 1881.

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Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (incl. Yemisrach Dimts)

Sebhat laAmlak (‘Praise to God’). Music edition. Addis Ababa: Yemisrach Dimts, 1973.

Sebhat laAmlak, vol. 2. Final draft of music edition by Marianne Nilsson. Addis Ababa, 1986.

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Sebhat laAmlak (‘Praise to God’). Addis Ababa, 2019.

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Mert mazmurat (‘Selected Songs’), 6 vols. Addis Ababa: Yemisrach Dimts, 1975-1980. [Open index; books with lyrics; additional melody book only for vols. 1-3]

  • Vol. 1: Book with lyrics and melody book originally published in 1975.

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  • Vol. 2: Book with lyrics and melody book originally published in 1977.

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  • Vol. 3: Book with lyrics and melody book originally published in 1977.

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  • Vol. 4: Book with lyrics originally published in 1980.

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  • Vol. 5: Book with lyrics originally published in 1980.

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  • Vol. 6: Book with lyrics originally published in 1980.

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Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church

Matsehafa qedase: Ge’ezena amarinya kenemelketu (‘Liturgy Book: Ge’ez and Amharic with Music Signs’). Addis Ababa: Berhanena Selam Press, 1971/72 (1963 AM).

Seventh Day Adventist Church

Yeadvéntist yewudasé mezmur (‘The Adventist Hymnal’). Translated English songs with notation. Addis Ababa: Seventh Day Adventist Church Publishing and Printing, 1982/83 (1975 AM).

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Yesebatenya ken advéntist yewudasé mezmur (‘The Seventh Day Adventist Hymnal’). Several Ethiopian songs added. Addis Ababa: Artistic Printers, 2011/12 (2004 AM).

Individuals

Mezmur bepiano (‘Songs with Piano’). Edited by Yigezu Desta. Addis Ababa: self-produced, 1996/97 (1989 AM).

Yegitar memarïya meşihaf (‘An Instruction Book for Guitar’). Edited by Yonas Gorfe and Yonas Getachew. Addis Ababa: Gospel Media and Music Ministry, 1997/98 (1990 AM).

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