The Psalm-Singer's Amusement (1804)

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Short Title: The Psalm-Singer's Amusement (1804)

Full Title: The Psalm-Singer's Amusement, Containing I. A Gamut and Explanation of the Rules of Music, etc,; II. A Number of Plain, Easy, and Useful Tunes, from the Best Authors, Ancient and Modern, and Well Adapted to Schools, Churches, and Families, in the United States.

Editor - Composer: Solomon Howe, with some compositions by William Billings

Publication date and place: 1804 possibly in Greenwich, Connecticut? (Temperley)

Description: Temperley ([ The Hymn Tune Index]) says this was compiled by Solomon Howe, "a combined reissue of The Bird and The Lark (1790) and Billings' The Psalm-Singer's Amusement (1781), with additions." He ascribes several of the additions to William Billings.

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No. Page PN HTI* Title First Line Author Key Meter Time Vo. Comment
1 5 10277 Bethany When Joseph his brethren beheld John Newton a L.M. 6:4 4 First publication
2 6 1 10280 Philadelphia Happy the heart where graces reign Isaac Watts C C.M.D. 2:2 4 First publication
3 7 2 6723 Thomastown Great God, how frail a thing is man William Billings g C.M.D. 2:2 4
4 8a 3 1929 St. Martin's Shout to the Lord, and let our joys Isaac Watts A C.M. 3:2 4
5 8b 3 4102 Danbury Lord, what a feeble piece Isaac Watts c S.M. 3:2 4
6 9a 4 967a Rochester Glory to God, who walks the sky Isaac Watts A C.M. 2:2 4
7 9b 4 3388b Europe Let every mortal ear attend Isaac Watts F C.M. 3:2 4
8 10a 5 8044 Hopkinton Death, like an overflowng stream Isaac Watts g L.M. 2:2 4
9 10b 5 1431 Plymouth Now let our lips with holy fear Isaac Watts a C.M. 3:2 4
10 11 6 4690a Jordan There is a land of pure delight Isaac Watts A C.M.D. 4:4 4
11 12a 7 10278 Caladonia Blest are the souls that hear and know Isaac Watts D C.M. 3:2 4 First publication
12 12b 7 4111 Jamaica Joy to the world, the Lord is come Isaac Watts F C.M. 3:2 4
13 13 8 10276 Bennington Sweet is the work, my God, my King Isaac Watts A L.M.D. 2:2 4 First publication
14 14a 1 4101a Crucifiction Mourn, mourn, ye saints Unattrib. 1735 f# L.M. 3:2 4
15 14b 1 848b Aylesbury Our moments fly apace Unattrib. 1717 a S.M. 3:2 4
16 15a 2 4106 Fitchburg Deep in our hearts let us record Isaac Watts a L.M. 2:2 4
17 15b 2 4112 Madrid O praise ye the Lord, prepare your glad voice Tate & Brady C 10 10.11 11. 2:2 4
18 16 3 4114 Mansfield Think, mighty God, on feeble man Isaac Watts f# 88.88.88. 3:2 4
19 17a 4 4103 Delaware Remember, Lord, our mortal state Isaac Watts c L.M. 4:4 4
20 17b 4 6527 Solitude My flesh shall slumber in the ground Isaac Watts e L.M. 2:2 4
21 18 5 6444 Hatfield Let others boast how strong they be Isaac Watts g C.M.D. 2:2 4
22 19a 7 975a Wells Jesus shall reign where-e'er the sun Isaac Watts G L.M. 2:2 4
23 19b 7 4110 Hampshire Return, O God of love, return Isaac Watts e C.M. 3:2 4
24 20a 6 10279 Euphrates When we, our weary limbs to rest Tate & Brady d L.M. 3:2 4 First publication
25 20b 6 2934 Little Marlborough Our moments fly apace Isaac Watts a S.M. 3:4 4
26 21 8 10281 Westboro' Behold a man threescore and ten Anonymous c C.M.D. 2:2 4 First publication
27 22 5343 The Bird Since I have placed my trust in God Tate & Brady g C.M. 3:2 4 Reprinted from 1790
28 24 5344 The Lark Look up, and see the unwearied sun William Billings C L.M. 2:4 4 Reprinted from 1790
29 26 3 4212 Berlin He dies, the heavenly lover dies Isaac Watts e L.M. 2:2 4 Reprint from 1781
30 27 4 4107b Framingham Shall wisdom cry aloud Isaac Watts a S.M. 3:2 4 Reprint from 1781
31 29 6 4113b Manchester Let the shrill trumpet's warlike voice Tate & Brady E L.M.D. 2:2 4 Reprint from 1781
32 31 8 4211 Assurance Now shall my head be lifted high Isaac Watts A C.M. 6:4 4 Reprint from 1781
33 32 9 Anthem Thou, O God art praised in Zion C Anthem 2:2 4 Reprint from 1781
34 39 16 Anthem The beauty of Israel is slain c Anthem 2:2 4 Reprint from 1781
35 45 22 4217 Redemption The eternal speaks, all heaven attends William Knapp E 886.8886. 2:2 4 Reprint from 1781
36 47 24 Anthem Blessed is he who considereth the poor E Anthem 2:2 4 Reprint from 1781
37 58 35 Anthem And I saw a mighty angel B Anthem 2:2 4 Reprint from 1781
38 69 46 4213 Emmanuel As shepherds in Jewry William Billings G 11 11.11 11. D. 2:2 4 Reprint from 1781
39 71 48 4219 Rutland My flesh shall slumber in the ground Isaac Watts C Anthem 2:2 4 Reprint from 1781
40 74 51 4128b Wareham My God, my life, my love Isaac Watts a S.M. 2:2 4 Reprint from 1781
41 76 53 4216a Mendom My Redeemer, let me be James Relly a 76.76.78.76. 2:2 4 Reprint from 1781
42 77 54 Euroclydon They that go down to the sea in ships William Billings f# Anthem 2:2 4 Reprint from 1781
43 84 61 4214 Golgotha Hark, from the tombs a doleful sound Isaac Watts f C.M.D. 2:2 4 Reprint from 1781
44 85 62 4218 Resignation Thus saith the ruler of the skies Isaac Watts e C.M. 3:2 4 Reprint from 1781
45 86 63 Anthem Who is this that cometh from Edom E Anthem 2:2 4 Reprint from 1781
46 95 72 Modern Musick We are met for a concert William Billings E Anthem 2:2 4 Reprint from 1781
47 101 78 4210 Andover Awake my heart, arise my tongue Isaac Watts D C.M. 3:2 4 Reprint from 1781
48 102 79 4209 Adoration To God the Father, God the Son Isaac Watts D L.M. 3:2 4 Reprint from 1781
49 104 81 Consonance Down steers the Bass Mathe Byles C Anthem 2:2 4 Reprint from 1781
50 112 89 Anthem Let every mortal ear attend C Anthem 3:2 4 Reprint from 1781
51 122 99 The Dying Christian to His Soul Vital spark of heavenly flame Alexander Pope D Anthem 2:2 4 Reprint from 1781
52 126 103 4215a Hartford Glorious Jesus, glorious Jesus James Relly G 85.85.77.85. 2:4 4 Reprint from 1781