Wyeth's Repository, Part Second

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Title: Wyeth's Repository, Part Second

Full Title: Wyeth's Repository of Sacred Music, Part Second; Original and Selected from the most Eminent and Approved Authors in that Science; For the use of Christian Churches, Singing Schools, and Private Societies, Together with a Plain and Concise Introduction to the Grounds of Music and Rules for Learners.

Editor - Compiler: John Wyeth

Publication date and place: 1813 by John Wyeth in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 132 pp. Second Edition 1820, 132 pp.

Description: An influential book in the West and South of that day. One of the first widely-published books for composers such as Amzi Chapin, Lucius Chapin, Elkanah Dare, and Ananias Davisson.

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Works at CPDL

Title Year Composer Arranger Lyricist First Line Subgenre Vo. Meter
Babylonian Captivity 1813 Elkanah Dare Joel Barlow Along the banks where Babel's current flows Psalm-tunes 4 10 10. 10 10
Bridge Town 1813 Elkanah Dare Philip Doddridge Grace! 'tis a charming sound 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Condescending 1813 Ananias Davisson Isaac Watts How condescending and how kind 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Mount Calvary 1813 Ananias Davisson John Granade The Son of Man they did betray 4 88. 86. 88. 886
Reflection 1813 Ananias Davisson Isaac Watts No sleep or slumber to his eyes Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86 (C.M.)