The American harmony, or, Universal psalmodist.

Vol. II. Containing, a choice and valuable collection of psalm and hymn-tunes; canons and anthems; with words adapted to each tune. The whole composed in a new and easy taste, for two, three and four voices; in the most familiar keys and cliffs:--calculated to promote and improve this most excellent part of social worship; and render it both useful and delightful; in quires, as well as in congregations in the country.
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Printed and sold by Daniel Bayley, at his house next door to St. Paul"s Church, Newbury-Port. 1771. Sold also by most booksellers in Boston. , [Newburyport, Mass.]
Church music -- United St
StatementBy A. Williams, teacher of psalmody, in London. ; To which is added a variety of favourite hymn tunes and anthems; collected from the latest and most celebrated authors; carefully set in score, and neatly engraved.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 12241.
ContributionsBayley, Daniel, d. 1792, ed., Gilman, John Ward, 1741-1823, engraver.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4] p., 96 p. of plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14601887M

The American harmony, or, Universal psalmodist. Vol. Containing, a choice and valuable collection of psalm and hymn-tunes; canons and anthems; with words adapted to each tune.

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The American harmony, or Universal psalmodist: Containing a choice and valuable collection of psalm and hymn-tunes ; canons and anthems ; with words adapted to each tune.

The whole composed in a new and easy The American harmony, for two, three and four voices ; in the most familiar keys and cliffs: calculated to promote and improve this most excellent part of social.

[Daniel Bayley], The Royal Melody Complete, 3d ed., Boston, (an unauthorized compilation of music from William Tans'ur's Royal Melody Complete and Williams's Universal Psalmodist; subsequent editions, entitled The American Harmony, or Universal Psalmodist, were issued by Bayley in Newburyport, Massachusetts in, and ).

[Pennsylvania]: Neu verfasset und gedruckt für Georg Hohman, welcher seine Dienste anbietet um Sprüche, Gebeter und Lieder aufzusetzen und.

The Union Harmony, or Universal Collection of Sacred Music Vol. 3 rd ed. Boston: Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, T. + preface from this book on hand-numbered pp. of the same vol.; also possibly music (pp. unidentified). BOUND WITH Little, Henry. The Wesleyan Harmony, or A Compilation of Choice Tunes for Public Worship.

He published various church music collections, some intended for rural church choirs. Representative of his compilations are The Universal Psalmodist ()— published in the United States as The American Harmony ()—The Royal Harmony (), The New Universal Psalmodist (), and Psalmody in Miniature ().

Antecedents in West Gallery Music. The self-taught Yankee tunesmiths learned composition from composers of West gallery music such as William Tans'ur's A New Musical Grammar' () and Aaron books were issued by Daniel Bayley in Newburyport, Massachusetts in, and under the title The American Harmony, or Universal Psalmodist.

Daniel Bayley () combines William Tans'ur's Royal Melody Compleat (London, ) with Aaron Williams's Universal Psalmodist (London, ) as The American Harmony of which four editions were published between and In the News.

First in the chain of California Catholic missions founded in San Diego. For the activities of one such musician, see Richard Crawford, Andrew Law, American Psalmodist (Evanston, ), particularly P. 36– 10 The acceptance of choirs into the Congregational Church and the consequences are discussed in Alan Buechner, “Yankee Singing Schools and the Golden Age of Choral Music in New England” (Ed.D.

I of The American Harmony (Newburyport, and later editions). For a discussion of the complex bibliography of The American Harmony, see Allen P. Britton and Irving Lowens, “Daniel Bayley’s ‘The American Harmony’, a Bibliographic Study,” Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, LIX (), pp.

– Representative of his compilations are The Universal Psalmodist () – published in the United States as The American Harmony () – The Royal Harmony (), The New Universal Psalmodist (), and Psalmody in Miniature ().

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His Harmonia Coelestis () included anthems by noted composers. The Universal Harmony, containing the Whole Book of Psalms, The Royal Melody Compleat, –5 (8 editions, revised as The American Harmony, ) The Psalm Singer's Jewel, or Useful Companion to the Book of Psalms, Switch back to the old search page.

Advanced Search. Scripture: psalm 26 My Hymnals Starred Hymns. The American harmony: or, royal melody complete The fifth edition, with additions. Newbury-Port, Daniel Bailey, Bound with: The American harmony: or universal psalmodist. By A. Williams. Newbury-port, Daniel Bayley, The significance of the Playford collec.

tion is that it fills one gap in the series of. The American harmony, or, Universal psalmodist.: Containing a choice and valuable collection of psalm and hymn-tunes; canons and anthems; with words adapted to each tune. Williams, Aaron (­76) (see also his New Universal Psalmodist, A Second Supplement to Psalmody in Miniature, and Universal Psalmodist) 56a, a: Williams, Edward (see A Collection of Above Six Hundred Humns.

New Supplementto Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns) Williams, Helen Maria () (see also her Poems) a: Williams, J. The American harmony, or, Universal psalmodist. Vol. Containing, a choice and valuable collection of psalm and hymn-tunes; canons and anthems; with words adapted to each tune.

The whole composed in a new and easy taste, for two, three and four voices. African-American, Isaac Watts: I love thee: Jeremian Ingalls' Christian Harmony: I love thy kingdom, Lord: The universal psalmodist, Timothy Dwight: I love to tell the story: William G.

Fischer, A. Catherine Hankey: I must tell Jesus: Elisha A. Hoffman. Connecticut / Middletown / Wesleyan University, Olin Memorial Library. INVENTORY OF AMERICAN SACRED TUNEBOOKS THROUGH completed 21 May by Nym Cooke.

The books are numbered, and there is an index of previous owners at the end of the inventory. In the transcriptions of musical phrases, numerals equal scale degrees, with. collections of English Parish music, including William Tans’ur’s Royal Harmony Complete and Aaron Williams’s Universal Psalmodist.

On the eve of the American Revolution, the New England singing school had thoroughly absorbed the English Parish style, but it had not yet found its own musical voice.

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THE FIFTH EDITION, WITH ADDITIONS. William Tans'ur & A. Williams. Published by Newburyport MA, () Used. American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library Open Library claremont-college-ol Books by Language Additional Collections tamu-medicalscienceslibrary-ol tamu-evanslibrary-ol harvardlibrary-ol randolph-macon-college-ol.

NOTES: attrib. to Bovelle by Ananias Davisson in his The Kentucky Harmony, 4th ed., ; in Allen Carden's The Missouri Harmony, ; The Harmonia Sacra, legacy ed. attrib. tune to Aaron Williams, The New Universal Psalmodist, Full text of "Francis Hopkinson: the first American poet-composer () and James Lyon, patriot, preacher, psalmodist (); two studies in early American music" See other formats.

Cantica laudis, or, The American book of church music: being chiefly a selection of chaste and elegant melodies, from the most classic authors, ancient and modern, with harmony parts: together with chants, anthems, and other set pieces for choirs and singing schools to which are added tunes for congregational singing / (New York: Mason & Law.

ASV American Standard Version. YLT Young's ," Aaron Williams, The New Universal Psalmodist, Play MIDI. Great God, we give Thee praise For all Thy wondrous grace Thy wise and ever loving ways To all our favored race. Thou hast Thy love revealed Beyond what prophets knew; Thy holy Book of truth unsealed To our astonished view.

We wander. More of his tunes (nine) found their way among the tunes constituting The Core Repertory of Early American Psalmody (ed. Richard Crawford, Recent Researches in American Music, [Madison, WI: A-R Editions, ])--the most commonly published pieces in American sacred tunebooks between and than those by any other composer.

Psalmody | A Sacred Harp Psalter. The best collection of psalm tunes ever published, from the most eminent composers, both ancient and modern. Book 1, Psalms p. 53) in the Continental Harmony. Tans'ur's English tunebook Royal Melo-dies Complete (London, ) had almost immediately appeared in the Col-onies.

The texts of Tans'ur and Williams (Universal Psalmodist, London, ) were further indications that the links between the British theorists and the Americans would be maintained.Walker's Southern Harmony in use in Kentucky (also adopted at the Swannanoa Gathering in western N.C.) White Book in use in Mississippi, Alabama, and Decatur, Ga.

The Denson-Parris revision (the "Alabama book" now incorporated into the Christian Harmony) in Georgia, the Carolinas, Arkansas, and Texas.