Psalm 100 (Israel Holdroyd)
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-12-08). Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 36 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Transcribed from Allen Carden's Missouri Harmony, 1820. Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 100. Notes in four-shape format, as published in 1820.
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-12-08). Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 49 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Transcribed from The Spiritual Man's Companion, 1725. Note shapes added (4-shape).
First published: 1722 in The Spiritual Man's Companion, Edition 1
Description: Words by William Kethe, 1561, paraphrase of Psalm 100, with four stanzas. This tune was called Wells from 1750. It has appeared, with a variety of words and arrangements, in at least 400 tunebooks since 1722 (two every three years over that time); and in America since 1761. Notably, it appeared in Kentucky Harmony in 1816, Wyeth's Repository of Sacred Music in 1816, and Allen Carden's Missouri Harmony in 1820. It appeared in The Sacred Harp (page 28) from 1844 to the present, and Southern Harmony (page 278) from 1847, both with Isaac Watts' words, Life is the time to serve the Lord.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 100.