The Christian Harmony (Andrew Law)

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Title: The Christian Harmony

Full Title: The Christian Harmony; Or the Second Part of the Art of Singing: Comprising a Select Variety of Psalm and Hymn Tunes; Together with a Number of Airs and Anthems: Calculated for Schools and Churches.

Editor – Compiler: Andrew Law

Publication date and place: 1794 – Volume 1, by Andrew Law in Cheshire, Pennsylvania, 64 pp. Volume 2 1796, 56 pp. Combined Edition (Parts 1–3) 1796, 32+64+56+64 pp. Another Combined Edition 1798, 40+64+56+64 pp. Second Combined Edition 1800, 224 pp. Fourth Combined Edition 1805, 256 pp. Fifth Combined Edition 1811, 16+64+120+128 pp.
Description: The Art of Singing had three parts: 1. The Musical Primer, 2. The Christian Harmony, 3. The Musical Magazine. Beginning in 1796 these were issued in combination.

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Works at CPDL

Title Year Composer Lyricist First Line Genre Subgenre Vo. Meter
All Saints 1794 Alexander Gillet Isaac Watts This life's a dream, an empty show Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Babylon 1794 Alexander Gillet Joel Barlow Along the banks where Babel's current flows Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 10 10. 10 10
Berkley 1794 Alexander Gillet Joseph Addison The Lord my pasture shall prepare Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Granby 1794 Alexander Gillet Isaac Watts Come, sound his praise abroad Sacred Set pieces 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Hatfield 1794 Alexander Gillet Isaac Watts This is the day the Lord hath made Sacred Set pieces 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Plainfield 1796 Alexander Gillet Isaac Watts Show pity, Lord, O Lord, forgive Sacred Set pieces 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Wethersfield 1794 Timothy Olmsted Isaac Watts Give to our God immortal praise Sacred Anthems 4 88. 88 (L.M.)