The Village Harmony (Henry Ranlet)

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Title: The Village Harmony

Full Title: The Village Harmony, or, Youth's Assistant to Sacred Music (Editions 1-13). The Village Harmony, or New England Repository of Sacred Music (Editions 14-17)

Editor - Compiler: Henry Ranlet

Publication date and place: 1795 by Henry Ranlet in Exeter, New Hampshire (Eds. 1-7) ; by Norris and Sawyer in Exeter, New Hampshire (Eds. 8-10); by E. Little and Co. in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Eds. 11-13); by West and Richardson in Boston (Ed. 14); by J. J. Williams in Exeter (Eds. 15-17).

  • First Edition, 111 pp.
  • Second Edition 1796, 187 pp.
  • Third Edition 1797, 197 pp.
  • Fourth Edition 1798, 201 pp.
  • Fifth Edition 1800, 205 pp.
  • Sixth Edition 1803, 205 pp.
  • Seventh Edition 1806, 223 pp.
  • Eighth Edition 1807, 230 pp.
  • Ninth Edition 1808, 236 pp.
  • Tenth Edition 1810, 283 pp.
  • Eleventh Edition 1812-1813, 315 pp.
  • Twelfth Edition 1815, 323 pp.
  • Thirteenth Edition 1816, 331 pp.
  • Fourteenth Edition 1817, 346 pp.
  • Fifteenth Edition 1818, 347 pp.
  • Sixteenth Edition 1819, 347 pp.
  • Seventeenth Edition 1820, 347 pp.

Description: A very popular compilation of psalm tunes and anthems by various composers, mostly American.

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Works at CPDL

Title on CPDL Year Composer Arranger Lyricist First Line Genre Subgenre Vo. Meter
Jerusalem Jeremiah Ingalls Isaac Watts From the third heaven, where God resides Sacred 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Loudon Samuel Holyoke Isaac Watts And can this mighty King Sacred 4 66. 66. 88
Mentz Samuel Holyoke Anne Steele Thy pardoning love, so free, so sweet Sacred 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Northfield Jeremiah Ingalls Isaac Watts How long, dear Savior! O how long Sacred Hymns 4
Pennsylvania Jeremiah Ingalls Isaac Watts The God of glory sends his summons forth Sacred Set pieces 4 10 10. 10 10. 10 10
Poland Abraham Maxim Isaac Watts Shall we go on to sin Sacred 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Rebellion Jacob French Hear, O heavens Sacred Anthems 4
Woodrow Samuel Holyoke Tate and Brady Praise ye the Lord, our God to praise Sacred 4 88. 88 (L.M.)