The Resource Christian psalmody, in four parts : comprising Dr. Watts's Psalms abridge; Dr. Watts's Hymns abridged; Select hymns from other authors; and Select harmony; together with directions for musical expression, by Samuel Worcester, D.D. pastor of the Tabernacle church, Salem

Christian psalmody, in four parts : comprising Dr. Watts's Psalms abridge; Dr. Watts's Hymns abridged; Select hymns from other authors; and Select harmony; together with directions for musical expression, by Samuel Worcester, D.D. pastor of the Tabernacle church, Salem

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Christian psalmody, in four parts : comprising Dr. Watts's Psalms abridge; Dr. Watts's Hymns abridged; Select hymns from other authors; and Select harmony; together with directions for musical expression
Title
Christian psalmody, in four parts
Title remainder
comprising Dr. Watts's Psalms abridge; Dr. Watts's Hymns abridged; Select hymns from other authors; and Select harmony; together with directions for musical expression
Statement of responsibility
by Samuel Worcester, D.D. pastor of the Tabernacle church, Salem
Title variation
Christian psalmody
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Contributor
Publisher
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Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
BZM
Citation location within source
no. 50163
Citation source
Shaw & Shoemaker
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  • Select harmony, the fourth part of Christian psalmody
  • Bible
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1770-1821
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Worcester, Samuel
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1674-1748
  • 1674-1748
  • 1784-1850
  • 1796-1887
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  • Watts, Isaac
  • Watts, Isaac
  • Armstrong, Samuel Turell
  • Crocker, Uriel
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  • Hymns, English
  • Responsive worship
  • Psalters
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Christian psalmody, in four parts : comprising Dr. Watts's Psalms abridge; Dr. Watts's Hymns abridged; Select hymns from other authors; and Select harmony; together with directions for musical expression, by Samuel Worcester, D.D. pastor of the Tabernacle church, Salem
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes indexes : ... of first lines--p. [511]-519 ; ... of scriptures on which hymns are founded--p. [520]-522
  • Part I [subtitle heading text] versified psalter selections followed by The Christian doxology (Psalms indicating number [also in running headers], meter and theme, 6 unnumbered doxologies [meter])--p. [13]-220 ; Part II [3 books with part and subtitle heading text, book and hymn number in running header, colophon] Book I. Collected from the holy scriptures (ca. 99 hymns to no. 150)--p. [221]-275 / Book II. Composed on divine subjects (ca. 122 to no. 170)--p. [276]-343 (p. 325 note) / Book III. Prepared for the holy ordinance of the Lord's supper (ca. 34 to no. 45)--p. [344]-356 (p. 352 note) ; Part III. [237 numbered hymns, headed similarly, 7 Ascriptions captioned for meter] (author's surname indicated)--p. [357]-507, 507-508 ; [Part IV (tunes) missing] : ca. 255 hymns without music, texts divided by horizontal rules (captioned for number, meter, theme, scripture, tune)
  • Signatures : A8 B-Z6, 2A-2R4 [=2R6--last 2 leaves excised] ; W, 2W insunt
  • Verso t.p. : copyrighted 1815 ; advertisement : Samuel T. Armstrong, Theological Printer and Bookseller, No. 50, Cornhill, Boston
  • Select harmony not included
  • Watts's Psalms and hymns acknowledged ; imperfections, needs of hymnody noted ; "[Watts] might be ... abridged, without any detriment .... Parts, ... stanzas of other Parts of the Psalms, ... entire Hymns and ... stanzas ...; as the ... matter and sentiments ... contained ... would ... remain ....; passages of little merit ... excluded .... [room for] admission of ... Hymns from various authors ... to supply ... deficiencies of Watts" ; "Selection of tunes in the same book ... useful ... [to] restrain ... vagrancy of ... choirs, and to ... give permanency to ... standard ... tunes ... refresh ... memories ... help ... the congregation"--Pref. p. [iii]-viii (dated : Salem, Nov. 1814)
  • "... refer each ... to the proper key, ... a suitable tune" ; defects in public singing, history of compilation (acknowledging "Rev. Dr. Griffin of Boston, and the Rev. Mr. Willard of Deerfield") ; apologia for abridgments ; essay on proper singing of tunes ... marked "with reference to expression [method explained]" ; Keys of expression [a, e, i, o, u in normal, italic; p, b, g, s, d : denoting (respectively) tempo, dynamic; or both--and note referring back to Preface]--Pref
Dimensions
16 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
viii, [13]-522 p. [+ 1 l]
Note
  • Binding of leather on boards ; spine title in gilt ; leaf at back advertising "... books, ... published by Samuel T. Armstrong."
  • Back endpapers inscriptions : "D.C. Spring of 1814" ; indicating 2 hymns by number [mostly illeg.] ; transcription of stanza [mostly illeg].
System control number
(OCoLC)38155264
Label
Christian psalmody, in four parts : comprising Dr. Watts's Psalms abridge; Dr. Watts's Hymns abridged; Select hymns from other authors; and Select harmony; together with directions for musical expression, by Samuel Worcester, D.D. pastor of the Tabernacle church, Salem
Publication
Note
  • Includes indexes : ... of first lines--p. [511]-519 ; ... of scriptures on which hymns are founded--p. [520]-522
  • Part I [subtitle heading text] versified psalter selections followed by The Christian doxology (Psalms indicating number [also in running headers], meter and theme, 6 unnumbered doxologies [meter])--p. [13]-220 ; Part II [3 books with part and subtitle heading text, book and hymn number in running header, colophon] Book I. Collected from the holy scriptures (ca. 99 hymns to no. 150)--p. [221]-275 / Book II. Composed on divine subjects (ca. 122 to no. 170)--p. [276]-343 (p. 325 note) / Book III. Prepared for the holy ordinance of the Lord's supper (ca. 34 to no. 45)--p. [344]-356 (p. 352 note) ; Part III. [237 numbered hymns, headed similarly, 7 Ascriptions captioned for meter] (author's surname indicated)--p. [357]-507, 507-508 ; [Part IV (tunes) missing] : ca. 255 hymns without music, texts divided by horizontal rules (captioned for number, meter, theme, scripture, tune)
  • Signatures : A8 B-Z6, 2A-2R4 [=2R6--last 2 leaves excised] ; W, 2W insunt
  • Verso t.p. : copyrighted 1815 ; advertisement : Samuel T. Armstrong, Theological Printer and Bookseller, No. 50, Cornhill, Boston
  • Select harmony not included
  • Watts's Psalms and hymns acknowledged ; imperfections, needs of hymnody noted ; "[Watts] might be ... abridged, without any detriment .... Parts, ... stanzas of other Parts of the Psalms, ... entire Hymns and ... stanzas ...; as the ... matter and sentiments ... contained ... would ... remain ....; passages of little merit ... excluded .... [room for] admission of ... Hymns from various authors ... to supply ... deficiencies of Watts" ; "Selection of tunes in the same book ... useful ... [to] restrain ... vagrancy of ... choirs, and to ... give permanency to ... standard ... tunes ... refresh ... memories ... help ... the congregation"--Pref. p. [iii]-viii (dated : Salem, Nov. 1814)
  • "... refer each ... to the proper key, ... a suitable tune" ; defects in public singing, history of compilation (acknowledging "Rev. Dr. Griffin of Boston, and the Rev. Mr. Willard of Deerfield") ; apologia for abridgments ; essay on proper singing of tunes ... marked "with reference to expression [method explained]" ; Keys of expression [a, e, i, o, u in normal, italic; p, b, g, s, d : denoting (respectively) tempo, dynamic; or both--and note referring back to Preface]--Pref
Dimensions
16 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
viii, [13]-522 p. [+ 1 l]
Note
  • Binding of leather on boards ; spine title in gilt ; leaf at back advertising "... books, ... published by Samuel T. Armstrong."
  • Back endpapers inscriptions : "D.C. Spring of 1814" ; indicating 2 hymns by number [mostly illeg.] ; transcription of stanza [mostly illeg].
System control number
(OCoLC)38155264

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