The Harmonic Minstrelsey (Walter Janes)

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Title: The Harmonic Minstrelsey

Full Title: The Harmonic Minstelsey, Containing: A New Collection of Sacred Music, in Three and Four Parts, Comprising Variety In Style, Tune, Time and Measure; and Well Proportioned to All the Different Meters and Keys Commonly Used in Churches — Together With a Number of Set-Pieces, Choruses and Anthems, Appropriate to Ordinations, Dedications, Thanksgivings, etc. — Chiefly Original. To Which is Prefixed: The Necessary Rules For Learners. The Whole Being Calculated and Designed for the Use of Schools and Public Worship.

Composer – Compiler: Walter Janes

Publication date and place: 1807 by H. Mann in Dedham, Massachusetts, 104 pp.


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Works at CPDL

Title Year Composer Lyricist First Line Genre Subgenre Vo. Meter
Burlington 1807 Walter Janes Isaac Watts Jesus shall reign where-e'er the sun Sacred 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Celebration 1807 Walter Janes Isaac Watts Loud hallelujahs to the Lord Sacred Set pieces 3 88. 88. 88
Despair 1807 Walter Janes Isaac Watts As on some lonely building's top Sacred 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Despondency 1807 Walter Janes Isaac Watts Oft have I sat in secret sighs Sacred 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Exaltation 1807 Walter Janes Isaac Watts Now shall my head be lifted high Sacred 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Funeral Hymn 1807 Walter Janes Anne Steele Life is a span, a fleeting hour Sacred 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Majesty 1807 Walter Janes Isaac Watts The Lord Jehovah reigns Sacred 4 668. 668
Precept 1807 Walter Janes Isaac Watts Now in the heat of youthful blood Sacred 3 88. 88 (L.M.)
Repentance 1807 Walter Janes Isaac Watts Show pity, Lord, O Lord, forgive Sacred 3 88. 88 (L.M.)
Victory 1807 Walter Janes Thomas Scott Angels, roll the rock away Sacred 3 77. 77