The Gentleman and Lady’s Musical Companion (John Stickney)

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Title: The Gentleman and Lady’s Musical Companion

Full Title: The Gentleman and Lady’s Musical Companion, Containing a Variety of Excellent Anthems, Tunes, Hymns, &c., Collected from the Best Authors; with a Short Explanation of the Rules of Musick: The Whole Corrected and Rendered Plain.

Editor - Compiler: John Stickney

Editions

1 – Published 1774 – by Daniel Bayley in Newburyport, Massachusetts, 212 pp.
2 – Published 1777
3 – Published 1783

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References

  • Daniel, Ralph T. 1959. English Models for the First American Anthems. Journal of the American Musicological Society 12(1):49-58.

Works at CPDL

Edition 1 (1774)

Title Year Composer Arranger Lyricist First Line Genre Subgenre Vo. Meter
Exeter 1774 William Billings Isaac Watts When I my inward guilt suppressed

Hark! from the tombs a doleful sound

Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86. D (C.M.D.)
Machias 1774 James Lyon Isaac Watts When overwhelmed with grief Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 66. 86 (S.M.)

Edition 3 (1783)

Title Year Composer Arranger Lyricist First Line Genre Subgenre Vo. Meter
Andover 1783 Abraham Wood Isaac Watts My passions fly to seek their King Sacred 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Montague 1783 Timothy Swan Philip Doddridge Ye sons of men with joy record Sacred 4 88. 88 (L.M.)