The Chorister's Companion (Jocelin and Doolittle)

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Title: The Chorister's Companion

Full Title: The Chorister's Companion, or Church Music Revised: Containing, Besides the Necessary Rules of Psalmody, A Variety of Plain and Fuging Psalm Tunes, Together with a Collection of Approved Hymns and Anthems, Many of which Never Before Printed.

Editors - Compilers: Simeon Jocelin and Amos Doolittle

Publication date and place: 1782 by Simeon Jocelin and Amos Doolittle in New Haven, Connecticut, 18+64+16+32 pp. Second Edition 1788, 146 pp. Another Second Edition 1792, 162 pp.


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Works at CPDL

Title on CPDL Year Composer Lyricist First Line Subgenre Vo. Meter
The Child's Request Lewis Edson Anonymous Thou giver of my life and joy 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Greenfield Lewis Edson Tate and Brady God is our refuge in distress 4 888. 888
Lenox Lewis Edson Isaac Watts Ye tribes of Adam, join 4 66. 66. 88
Norfolk Oliver Brownson Isaac Watts Alas, the brittle clay 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Psalm 146 Simeon Jocelin Isaac Watts I'll praise my Maker with my breath Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88. 88
Psalm 89 Simeon Jocelin Isaac Watts Think, mighty God, on feeble man Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88. 88
Salisbury Oliver Brownson Charles Wesley God of my salvation, hear 4
Stafford Daniel Read Isaac Watts See what a living stone Psalm-tunes 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Stratford Daniel Read 2 Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Virginia Oliver Brownson Isaac Watts Thy words the raging wind control 4 86. 86 (C.M.)