The Columbian Harmonist (Daniel Read)

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Title: The Columbian Harmonist

Editor - Composer – Compiler: Daniel Read

A. Full Title: The Columbian Harmonist No. 1, Containing First, A Plain and Concise Introduction to Psalmody Fitly Calculated for the Use of Singing Schools; Second, A Choice Collection of New Psalm Tunes of American Composition.

A. Publication date and place: 1793 by the Author in New Haven, Connecticut. – Periodical Edition. No. 2 1794, pp. 1-8, 41-72; 16 additional unnumbered pages added 1801. No. 3 1795, 40 pp.

B. Full Title: The Columbian Harmonist, Containing a Plain and Concise Introduction to Psalmody, Expressly Calculated for the Use of Singing Schools; Together With a Choice Collection of Sacred Music, for Public and Social Worship, Consisting of More Than One Hundred Tunes and Anthems, Carefully Selected from The Most Approved American and European Authors, Including Several Tunes Never Before Published.

B. Publication date and place: 1795 by the Author in New Haven, Connecticut, 117 pp. – Book Edition. Reprinted in 1798. Second Edition (Dedham: H. Mann), 1805, 94 pp. Another Second Edition (Dedham: H. Mann) 1805, 118 pp. Third Edition (Boston: Manning and Loring) 1806, 125 pp. Another Third Edition (Boston: Manning and Loring) 1807, 111 pp. Fourth Edition (Boston: Manning and Loring) 1810, 111 pp.

Description: This publication was first issued (A) as a periodical, in three numbers; then later (B) as a book.

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Works at CPDL

Title on CPDL Year Composer Arranger Lyricist First Line Genre Subgenre Vo. Meter
Adams Daniel Read Isaac Watts Why did the nations join to slay Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Admonition Daniel Read Isaac Watts Sinners, awake betimes Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 10 10. 10 10. 10 10
Camden Daniel Read Isaac Watts Out of the deeps of long distress Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Christian Soldier Daniel Read Charles Wesley Soldiers of Christ, arise Sacred 4 66. 86 (S.M.)

66. 86. D (S.M.D.)

Coventry Daniel Read Isaac Watts Let strangers walk around Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Cypress Daniel Read Isaac Watts Hark! From the tombs a doleful sound Sacred 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Depravity Daniel Read Isaac Watts By nature all have gone astray Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Dominion Daniel Read Isaac Watts Jesus shall reign where-e'er the sun Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Dryden Daniel Read Isaac Watts My soul, come meditate the day Sacred 3 86. 86 (C.M.)
Edenton Daniel Read Isaac Watts Lord of the worlds above Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 66. 66. 88
Friendship Daniel Read Isaac Watts How pleasant 'tis to see Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 668. 668
Gardiner Daniel Read Isaac Watts Come, let our voices join to raise Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Gratitude Daniel Read Isaac Watts Bless, O my soul, the living God Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Hamilton Daniel Read Isaac Watts Like fruitful showers of rain Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 668. 668
Hamshire Daniel Read Isaac Watts He dies! The heavenly lover dies Sacred Anthems 4
Hear our prayer, O Lord our God Daniel Read Sacred Anthems 4
I know that my Redeemer lives Daniel Read Sacred Anthems 4
It is better to go Daniel Read Sacred Anthems 4
Justice Ezra Goff Isaac Watts He reigns! the Lord, the Savior reigns Sacred 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Madison Daniel Read Isaac Watts Great Shepherd of thine Israel Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Mifflin Daniel Read Isaac Watts Life, like a vain amusement, flies Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Monticello Daniel Read Isaac Watts The world's foundations by His hand Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88. 88
Morris Daniel Read Isaac Watts God, my supporter and my hope Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Religion Daniel Read Isaac Watts My God, permit my tongue Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Sardis Ezra Goff Isaac Watts This life's a dream, an empty show Sacred 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Smithfield Daniel Read Isaac Watts This life's a dream, an empty show Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88. D (L.M.D.)
Supplication Daniel Read Isaac Watts O wash my soul from every sin Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Triumph Daniel Read Isaac Watts Who shall the Lord's elect condemn Sacred Set pieces 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Zion Daniel Read Isaac Watts How did my heart rejoice to hear Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86 (C.M.)