A Compilation of Genuine Church Music

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Title: A Compilation of Genuine Church Music

Full Title: A Compilation of Genuine Church Music, Comprising a Variety of Meters, All Harmonized for Three Voices, Together with a Copious Elucidation of the Science of Vocal Music (1832-1847).

Full Title: Harmonia Sacra. Being a Compilation of Genuine Church Music, Comprising a Variety of Meters, All Harmonized for Three Voices, Together with a Copious Elucidation of the Science of Vocal Music, Exemplified and Illustrated with Tables in a Plain and Comprehensive Manner (1851 and after).

Editor - Compiler: Joseph Funk

Publication date and place: 1832 by Robinson and Hollis in Winchester, Pennsylvania, 224 pp. Second Edition, 1835. Third Edition, 1842. Fourth Edition, 1847. Fifth Edition 1851. Sixth Edition, 1854; Seventh Edition, 1855; Eighth Edition, 1857; Ninth Edition, 1858; Tenth Edition, 1860; Eleventh Edition, 1866.

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References

  • Broaddus, Andrew. 1831. The Dover Selection of Spiritual Songs; with an Appendix of Choice Hymns on Various Occasions: Compiled on the Recommendation of the Dover Association. Richmond, Virginia: R. T. Smith. 412 pp.
  • Nettleton, Asahel. 1824. Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original; Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns. Hartford, Connecticut: Goodwin and Company. 480 pp.

Works at CPDL

Title on CPDL Year Composer Arranger Lyricist First Line Subgenre Vo. Meter
Bartimeus Amos Pilsbury William Hauser John Newton Mercy, O thou son of David 4 87. 87. D
Charleston Amos Pilsbury Robert Robinson Come, thou fount of every blessing 4 87. 87
Christian Warfare 1832 Joshua Leavitt Joseph Funk Anonymous Soldiers of the cross, arise / Lo, your Captain 3 77. 75. D
New Monmouth Lucius Chapin Robert Robinson Come thou fount of every blessing 4 87. 87
Protection 1832 Joseph Funk Robert Keen How firm a foundation, ye saints of the Lord 4 11 11. 11 11
Resignation 1832 Joseph Funk Isaac Watts My Shepherd will supply my need Psalm-tunes 3 86. 86. D (C.M.D.)
Rockbridge Lucius Chapin Isaac Watts Sweet is the work, my God, my King Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88 (L.M.)