A New Selection of Sacred Music (Samuel Dyer)

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Title: A New Selection of Sacred Music

Full Title: A New Selection of Sacred Music, Consisting of Nearly Two Hundred and Fifty Approved Psalm and Hymn Tunes from the Works of the Most Esteemed Authors, Ancient and Modern, Comprising Nearly the Whole of the Popular Melodies, Which Have Become Standard in the Principal Cities in the United States, and a Large Proportion of Tunes which Have Never Before Been Published in This Country; Generally Arranged for Four Voices, and Adapted to All the Meters in General Use amongst the Various Religious Denominations. To Which are Prefixed an Arranged Index, Exhibiting at One View Such Times as are Suitable to the Various Meters in Dr. Watts, Dr. Dwight's, Dr. Rippon's and the Methodist Hymn Books. And a Concise Introduction to the Art of Singing, with Lessons and Examples, Many of Which are on a Plan Entirely New,

Editor - Compiler: Samuel Dyer

Publication date and place: 1817 by Murphy and Milless in Baltimore. Second Edition 1819, 195 pp.


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Works at CPDL

Title on CPDL Year Composer Lyricist First Line Subgenre Vo. Meter
Philadelphia Francis Hopkinson Isaac Watts Our God, our help in ages past 4 86. 86 (C.M.)