The New-England Psalm-Singer (William Billings)

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Short Title: The New-England Psalm-Singer

Full Title: The New-England Psalm-Singer; or, American Chorister. Containing A Number of Psalm-Tunes, Anthems and Canons, In Four and Five Parts, Never before Published.

Editor - Composer: William Billings, Composer

Publication date and place: 1770 in Boston, Massachusetts: Edes and Gill. 143 pp.

Description: The first book of original music by a single composer printed in America.

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Contents

No. Page HTI* Title Author First Line Key Meter Time Vo. Comment
1 0 Canon of 6 Mather Byles Wake every breath and every string C L.M. 3:2 6 Engraved by Paul Revere
2 1 3359 America Mather Byles To thee the tuneful anthem soars D 88.88.88. 3:2 4
3 2a 3371a Brookline no text A C.M. 4:4 4 Psalm 19
4 2b 3423 Nantucket no text D S.M. 3:2 4 Hymn 6
5 3a 3394 Hampshire no text a L.M. 4:4 4
6 3b 3427 New Town no text A L.M. 2:2 4
7 4a 3413 Malden no text G L.M. 3:2 4 Psalm 106
8 4b 3463 Union no text C S.M. 3:2 4 Psalm 25
9 5a 3437 Pembroke no text D L.M. 4:4 4 Hymn 17
10 5b 3377 Concord no text a C.M. 3:2 4 Psalm _
11 6a 3424 New Boston no text D 66.688. 4:4 4 Psalm 148
12 6b 3401a Hingham no text b S.M. 4:4 4
13 7a 3370 Brookfield no text d L.M. 3:2 4 Hymn 75
14 7b 3443 Pomfret no text G C.M. 3:2 4 Psalm 92
15 8a 3455 St. Elisha's no text D L.M. 3:2 4 Hymn 14
16 8b 3384 Duxborough no text e L.M. 4:4 4
17 9a 3453a Scituate no text b L.M. 3:2 4
18 9b 3410 Liberty William Billings God bless our glorious king G S.M. 3:2 4
19 10 3438 Pembroke New no text D 88.88.88. 3:2 4
20 11 3442 Plymton no text b 88.88.88. 4:4 4
21 12a 3426 New South no text C S.M. 3:2 4
22 12b 3457 Sudbury no text F C.M. 2:2 4
23 13a 3467 Water Town no text D L.M. 3:4 4
24 13b 3389 Fairfield no text a S.M. 3:2 4
25 14a 3357 Africa no text E C.M. 3:2 4
26 14b 3395 Hamton no text C L.M. 3:2 4
27 15 3376 Christmas Hymn or Charlston Tate & Brady While shepherds watched their flocks F C.M. 4:4 4
28 16a 3379 Cumberland no text C C.M. 3:2 4
29 16b 3430 North River no text a C.M. 2:2 4
30 17a 3358 Albany no text a C.M. 3:2 4
31 17b 3458 Suffolk no text g L.M. 3:2 4
32 18a 3470 Wheelers Point no text d L.M. 3:2 4
33 18b 3464 Unity no text D L.M. 4:4 4
34 19 3368 Brattle Street no text G L.M. 3:2 4
35 20a 3432 Old Brick no text a L.M. 4:4 4
36 20b 3451 Roxbury no text a L.M. 3:2 4
37 21a 3434 Old South no text b C.M. 4:4 4
38 21b 3393 Greenland no text a S.M. 3:2 4
39 22 3433 Old North or Morning Hymn Awake, my soul, awake F S.M.D. 3:2 4
40 23 3366 Boston Isaac Watts Shepherds rejoice, lift up your eyes B C.M. 4:4 4
41 24 Anthem The Lord is King, and is clothed with majesty C Anthem 3:4 4 Psalm 3
42 31 Anthem As the hart panteth after the water brooks F, G Anthem 2:2 4 Psalm 42
43 40a 3416 Massachusetts Perez Morton Great is the Lord, he thunders his voice C 10 10.10 10 3:2 4
44 40b 3369 Bridgwater or Evening Hymn William Billings Majestic God, when I descry F L.M. 3:2 4
45 41a 3441 Pleasant Street no text a L.M. 3:2 4
46 41b 3422 Nantasket no text C L.M. 3:2 4
47 42a 3456 Stoughton no text A C.M. 3:4 4
48 42b 3435 Orange Street no text a C.M. 3:2 4
49 43 3367 Braintree no text D 88.88.88. 4:4 4
50 44a 3421 Milton Thomas Norton Then will I laud my God and King G C.M.D. 3:2 4 Psalm 145
51 45a 3380 Dedham no text G L.M. 3:2 4
52 45b 3445 Prince Town no text d C.M. 3:2 4
53 46a 3378 Corsica Perez Morton The Lord almighty is a God F C.M. 3:2 4
54 46b Canon of 4 in 1 no text B L.M. 3:4 4
55 47 3372 Cambridge no text C 88.88.88. 2:2 4
56 48a 3373 Chelsea no text D L.M. 3:2 4
57 48b 3360a Amherst Tate & Brady To God the mighty Lord G 66.66.88. 3:2 4 Psalm 136
58 49 3461 Taunton Tate & Brady As pants the hart for cooling streams a C.M. 3:2 4 Psalm 42
59 50 3450 Queen Street Perez Morton O clap your hands and shout for joy F C.M. 2:2 4
60 51 Anthem Thomas Sternhold The Lord descended from above C Anthem 3:4 4 Psalm 18
61 56 Canon of 4 in 1 Perez Morton When Jesus wept, the falling tear A L.M. 3:2 4
62 57 3439 Pitt no text C S.M.D. 2:2 3
63 58a 3390 Freedom no text a S.M. 3:2 4
64 58b 3462 Tower Hill no text a C.M. 3:2 4
65 59a 3401a New Hingham William Billings Death! O the awful sound b S.M. 2:2 4
66 59b 3364 Attleborough no text F S.M. 3:2 4
67 60a 3448 Pumpily no text C 66.66.88. 3:2 4 Psalm 148
68 60b 3363 Asia no text a S.M. 4:4 4
69 61a 3391 Friendship no text A S.M. 4:4 4
70 61b 3468 Wellfleet no text a S. M. 3:2 4
71 62a 3385 Eastham no text a C.M. 3:2 4
72 62b 3419 Middlesex no text G C.M. 3:2 4
73 63a 3375 Chesterfield no text d C.M. 3:2 4
74 63b 3386 East-Town no text G S.M. 3:2 4
75 64a 3465 Uxbridge no text G C.M. 3:4 4
76 64b 3406 Jamaica no text a L.M. 3:2 4
77 65a 3387 Essex no text C S.M. 3:2 4
78 65b 3361 Andover no text C C.M. 3:2 4
79 66a 3409 Lexington no text a L.M. 3:4 4
80 66b 3459 Summer Street no text a C.M. 3:2 4
81 67a 3444 Pownall no text a L.M. 3:2 4
82 67b 3365 Barre no text G C.M. 3:4 4
83 68a 3431 Nutfield no text e S.M. 4:4 4
84 68b 3398 Harvard no text d C.M. 4:4 4
85 69a 3400 Hebron no text d S.M. 3:2 4
86 69b 3425 New North no text D C.M. 4:4 4
87 70a 3382 Dighton no text a C.M. 3:2 4
88 70b 3412 Lynn no text G C.M. 3:2 4
89 71a 3469 Westfield no text f L.M. 3:2 4
90 71b 3414 Marblehead no text G C.M. 3:2 4
91 72a 3405 Ipswich no text a C.M. 4:4 4
92 72b 3460 Swanzey no text a C.M. 3:2 4
93 73a 3381 Dickinson no text A S.M. 4:4 4
94 73b 3449 Purchase Street no text F S.M. 3:2 4
95 74a 3420 Middletown no text g S.M. 2:4 4
96 74b 3454 Shirley no text e L.M. 4:4 4
97 75a 3396 Hanover William Billings Blessed is the man, supremely blessed D L.M. 4:4 4
98 75b 3397 Hanover New no text A C.M. 3:2 4
99 76a 3392 Georgia no text G L.M. 3:2 4
100 76b 3415 Marshfield Tate & Brady Ah! Lovely appearance of death e L.M. 3:2 4 Psalm 137
101 77a 3411 Lincoln no text C S.M. 3:2 4
102 77b 3436 Orleans no text g C.M. 3:2 4
103 78a 3446 Providence no text e L.M. 3:4 4
104 78b 3383 Dorchester no text f C.M. 3:2 4
105 79 3429 No. 45 no text F 66.66.88. 3:2 4
106 80a 3447 The Eighteenth Psalm no text G C.M. 3:2 4
107 80b 3471 Wilks Perez Morton Almighty God, eternal King D L.M. 3:2 4
108 81 Anthem for Fast Day Hear my prayer, O Lord a Anthem 3:2 4 Psalm 143
109 85 Canon of 4 in 1 Isaac Watts Thus saith the high, the lofty One G L.M. 3:2 4
110 86a 3418 Medford no text b L.M. 3:2 4
111 86b 3403 Hollis no text B L.M. 3:2 4
112 87a 3428 Newport no text d L.M. 3:4 4
113 87b 3472 Williamsburgh William Billings Almighty God, whose boundless sway G C.M. 3:2 4
114 88 3402 Holden no text C 88.88.88. 3:2 4
115 89 3362 Ashford Tate & Brady The Lord himself, the mighty Lord C C.M. 3:2 4 Psalm 23
116 90 3388a Europe William Billings Let Whig and Tory all subside F C.M. 2:2 4
117 91 3374 Chester William Billings Let tyrants shake their iron rod F L.M. 2:2 4
118 92 3407 Smithfield Tate & Brady Lord, who's the happy man that may a C.M. 3:2 4 Psalm 15
119 93a 3407 Lancaster no text a L.M. 4:4 4
120 93b 3440 Plainfield no text G C.M. 3:2 4
121 94a 3404 Hollis Street Mather Byles Let angels above and saints here below F 10 10.11 11 3:2 4
122 94b 3417 Medfield Samuel Byles When I my various blessings see C L.M. 3:2 4
123 95a 3466 Waltham Perez Morton To thee I made my cry C S.M. 3:2 4
124 95b 3408 Lebanon or Funeral Hymn William Billings Death, with his warrant in his hand g C.M. 2:2 4
125 96 3399 Haverill Tate & Brady Through all the changing scenes of life G C.M. 3:2 4 Psalm 34
126 97 Anthem Blessed is he that considereth the poor C, c Anthem 3:2 Suitable for charity meeting
127 108 3452 Sappho Isaac Watts When the fierce north wind with his airy forces C 11 11.11 11. 3:2 4
 *. The Hymn Tune Index

Works at CPDL

Title Lyricist First Line Genre Subgenre Vo.
Africa Isaac Watts Sacred 4
Albany Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
America (1770) Mather Byles Sacred 4
America William Billings Come, let us sing unto the Lord Sacred 4
Amherst Tate and Brady Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
As the hart panteth Sacred Anthems 4
Ashford Tate and Brady Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Attleborough Isaac Watts To God the only wise Sacred 4
Barre Isaac Watts How glorious is our heavenly King Sacred 4
Blessed is he that considereth the poor Sacred Anthems 4
Braintree Isaac Watts Ye holy souls, in God rejoice Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Brattle Street (1770) Isaac Watts Just are thy ways, and true thy word Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Bridgwater William Billings Majestic God, when I descry Sacred 4
Brookfield Isaac Watts Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Brookline Tate and Brady Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Cambridge Isaac Watts Ye that delight to serve the Lord Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Charlston Nahum Tate While shepherds watched their flocks by night Sacred Carols 4
Chelsea (1770) Isaac Watts He reigns! The Lord, the Savior reigns Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Chester William Billings Let tyrants shake their iron rod Sacred 4
Chesterfield Sacred 4
Concord Isaac Watts How long wilt Thou conceal Thy face Sacred 4
Corsica Perez Morton The Lord almighty is a God Sacred 4
Cumberland Isaac Watts Behold the glories of the Lamb Sacred 4
Dorchester Isaac Watts Sacred 4
Duxborough Isaac Watts In vain the wealthy mortals toil Sacred 4
Eighteenth Psalm Isaac Watts We love Thee, Lord, and we adore Sacred 4
Europe Isaac Watts Let every mortal ear attend Sacred 4
Fairfield Tate and Brady From lowest depths of woe Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Georgia (1770) Isaac Watts Now to the Lord, that makes us know Sacred 4
Hamton Isaac Watts Let mortal tongues attempt to sing Sacred 4
Haverhill Tate and Brady Through all the changing scenes of life Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Hear my prayer, O Lord Sacred Anthems 4
Hingham Isaac Watts Shall we go on to sin Sacred 4
Holden Isaac Watts I'll praise my maker with my breath Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Hollis Street Mather Byles
Hollis Street Charles Wesley Let angels above and saints here below (1770) Sacred 4
Lebanon William Billings Death, with his warrant in his hand Sacred 4
Lexington Isaac Watts My righteous judge, my gracious God Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Lynn Isaac Watts Sweet is the memory of Thy grace Sacred 4
Malden Isaac Watts To God, the great, the ever-blessed Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Marblehead Tate and Brady Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Marshfield When we, our wearied limbs to rest Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Massachusetts Perez Morton Great is the Lord God, the thunder's His voice Sacred 4
Medfield Samuel Byles When I my various blessings see Sacred 4
Medford Isaac Watts At Thy command, our dearest Lord Sacred 4
Middletown Isaac Watts Let sinners take their course Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Milton Thomas Norton Sacred 4
Nantucket Isaac Watts How beauteous are their feet Sacred 4
New-Hingham William Billings Death, O the awful sound Sacred 4
New Boston Tate and Brady Ye boundless realms of joy Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
New North Tate and Brady O praise the Lord with one consent Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
New South Tate and Brady To bless Thy chosen race Sacred 4
Newport Isaac Watts Awake, our souls; away, our fears Sacred 4
No. 45 Isaac Watts To him who chose us first Sacred 4
North River Isaac Watts Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Now to the power of God supreme Isaac Watts Sacred Canons 4
Old South Sacred 4
Pembrook New Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Pitt Isaac Watts Behold what wondrous grace Sacred 4
Pleasant Street Isaac Watts No more, my God, I boast no more Sacred 4
Plymton Tate and Brady Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Pomfret Tate and Brady How good and pleasant must it be Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Princetown Tate and Brady Lord, hear the voice of my complaint Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Providence Isaac Watts Who shall the Lord's elect condemn Sacred 4
Pumpily Tate and Brady Ye boundless realms of joy Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Queen Street Perez Morton O clap your hands and shout for joy Sacred 4
Roxbury Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Sappho Isaac Watts When the fierce north wind with his airy forces Sacred 4
Scituate Isaac Watts Sacred 4
Smithfield Tate and Brady Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
St Elisha's Isaac Watts Who shall the Lord's elect condemn? Sacred 4
Stoughton Isaac Watts My Savior, my almighty Friend Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Sudbury (1770) Isaac Watts Blest be the everlasting God Sacred 4
Suffolk Isaac Watts Bright King of glory, dreadful God Sacred 4
Summer Street Isaac Watts Death cannot make our souls afraid Sacred 4
Taunton Tate and Brady Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
The Lord descended from above Thomas Sternhold The Lord descended from above Sacred Anthems 4
The Lord is king, and is clothed with majesty Sacred Anthems 4
Union Isaac Watts I lift my soul to God Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Unity Isaac Watts Tis by the faith of joys to come Sacred 4
Uxbridge Tate and Brady Our Father who in heaven art Sacred 4
Wake every breath Mather Byles Sacred Canons 6
Waltham Isaac Watts Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Water Town Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
Westfield Isaac Watts Not to condemn the sons of men Sacred 4
Wheelers Point (1770) Tate and Brady On Thee who dwells above the skies Sacred Psalm-tunes 4
When Jesus wept Perez Morton Sacred Canons 4
Wilks Perez Morton Almighty God, eternal King Sacred 4
Williamsburgh William Billings Almighty God, whose boundless sway Sacred 4