The Christian Harmonist (Samuel Holyoke)

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Title: The Christian Harmonist

Full Title: The Christian Harmonist: Containing a Set of Tunes Adapted to All the Meters in Mr. Rippon's Selection of Hymns, in the Collection of Hymns by Mr. Joshua Smith, and in Dr. Watts's Psalms And Hymns. To Which are Added, Hymns on Particular Subjects, Set Throughout; Two Anthems, and a Funeral Dirge; With a Concise Introduction of Practical Principles. The Whole in a Familiar Style, Designed for the Use of the Baptist Churches in the United States.

Composer – Compiler: Samuel Holyoke

Publication date and place: 1804 by Joshua Cushing in Salem, Massachusetts, 199 pp.


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Works at CPDL

Title Year Composer Lyricist First Line Subgenre Vo. Meter
Hartfield 1804 Samuel Holyoke Isaac Watts Shall we go on to sin 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Medford 1804 Samuel Holyoke Isaac Watts My sorrows, like a flood 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Syracuse 1804 Samuel Holyoke Isaac Watts What is our God, or what his name 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
The Christian's Warrant 1804 Samuel Holyoke John Newton Though troubles assail 3 10 10. 11 11
The Rock 1804 Oliver Holden Anonymous We've found the rock, the travelers cried 3 86. 86 (C.M.) with alleluias