The Psalm-Singer's Amusement (William Billings)

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Short Title: The Psalm-Singer's Amusement

Full Title: The Psalm-Singer's Amusement, Containing a Number of Fuging Pieces and Anthems.

Editor - Composer: William Billings, Composer

Publication date and place: 1781 in Boston: Author. 104 pp.

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Contents

No. Page HTI* Title First Line Author Key Meter Time Vo. Comment
1 3 4212 Berlin He dies, the heavenly lover dies Isaac Watts e L.M. 2:2 4
2 4 4107b Framingham Shall wisdom cry aloud Isaac Watts a S.M. 3:2 4
3 6 4113b Manchester Let the shrill trumpet's warlike voice Tate & Brady E L.M.D. 2:2 4
4 8 4211 Assurance Now shall my head be lifted high Isaac Watts A C.M. 6:4 4
5 9 Anthem Thou, O God art praised in Zion C Anthem 2:2 4
6 16 Anthem The beauty of Israel is slain c Anthem 2:2 4 2 Samuel Ch. 1
7 22 4217 Redemption The eternal speaks, all heaven attends William Knapp E 886.8886. 2:2 4
8 24 Anthem Blessed is he who considereth the poor E Anthem 2:2 4 For charity meetings
9 35 Anthem And I saw a mighty angel B Anthem 2:2 4 Revelation Ch. 5
10 46 4213 Emmanuel As shepherds in Jewry William Billings G 11 11.11 11. D. 2:2 4
11 48 4219 Rutland My flesh shall slumber in the ground Isaac Watts C Anthem 2:2 4
12 51 4128b Wareham My God, my life, my love Isaac Watts a S.M. 2:2 4
13 53 4216a Mendom My Redeemer, let me be James Relly a 76.76.78.76. 2:2 4
14 54 Euroclydon They that go down to the sea in ships William Billings f# Anthem 2:2 4 Psalm 10; for mariners
15 61 4214 Golgotha Hark, from the tombs a doleful sound Isaac Watts f C.M.D. 2:2 4
16 62 4218 Resignation Thus saith the ruler of the skies Isaac Watts e C.M. 3:2 4
17 63 Anthem Who is this that cometh from Edom E Anthem 2:2 4
18 72 Modern Musick We are met for a concert William Billings E Anthem 2:2 4 Secular
19 78 4210 Andover Awake my heart, arise my tongue Isaac Watts D C.M. 3:2 4
20 79 4209 Adoration To God the Father, God the Son Isaac Watts D L.M. 3:2 4
21 81 Consonance Down steers the Bass Mathe Byles C Anthem 2:2 4 Secular
22 89 Anthem Let every mortal ear attend C Anthem 3:2 4 Isaiah 55; suitable for communion
23 99 The Dying Christian to His Soul Vital spark of heavenly flame Alexander Pope D Anthem 2:2 4
24 103 4215a Hartford Glorious Jesus, glorious Jesus James Relly G 85.85.77.85. 2:4 4
 *. The Hymn Tune Index

Works at CPDL

Title Lyricist First Line Genre Subgenre Meter Vo.
Adoration Isaac Watts Sacred 88. 88 (L.M.) 4
And I saw a mighty angel Sacred Anthems 4
Andover Isaac Watts Awake, my heart; arise, my tongue Sacred 86. 86 (C.M.) 4
Assurance Isaac Watts Now shall my head be lifted high Sacred 4
Berlin Isaac Watts He dies, the heavenly lover dies Sacred 4
Blessed is he that considereth the poor Sacred Anthems 4
Emanuel Sacred Carols 4
Euroclydon Sacred Anthems 4
Golgotha Isaac Watts Hark! From the tombs a doleful sound Sacred 86. 86. D (C.M.D.) 4
Hartford James Relly Glorious Jesus, Thy dear name to praise Sacred 4
Jamaica Isaac Watts Joy to the world! the Lord is come Sacred 86. 86 (C.M.) 4
Let every mortal ear attend Sacred Anthems 4
Madrid James Relly How charmingly sounds the word of the Lord Sacred 10 10. 11 11 4
Manchester Tate and Brady Let the shrill trumpet's warlike voice Sacred Psalm-tunes 88. 88 (L.M.) 4
Mansfield Isaac Watts Think, mighty God, on feeble man Sacred Psalm-tunes 88. 88. 88 4
Mendom James Relly My Redeemer, let me be Sacred 76. 76. 78. 76 4
Modern musick Sacred Anthems 4
Redemption Sacred 4
Resignation Isaac Watts Thus saith the Ruler of the skies Sacred 86. 86 (C.M.) 4
Rutland Isaac Watts My flesh shall slumber in the ground Sacred Anthems 4
The beauty of Israel is slain Sacred Anthems 4
The dying Christian to his soul (Vital spark) Alexander Pope Sacred Anthems 4
Thou, O God, art praised in Zion Sacred Anthems 4
Wareham Isaac Watts My God, my life, my love Sacred 4
Washington Isaac Watts Lord, when thou didst ascend on high Sacred Psalm-tunes 88. 88 (L.M.) 4
Who is this that cometh from Edom Sacred Anthems 4