The Massachusetts Harmony (Walter Janes)

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Title: The Massachusetts Harmony

Full Title: Massachusetts Harmony, Consecrated to Devotion, in Four Parts. I. An Introduction to the Rudiments of Music, by Way of Question and Answer. II. A Variety of Useful Lessons to Exercise the Learner in the Use Of Notes, and for the Tuning of His Voice. III. A Large Number of Tunes, Adapted to the Various Meters and Keys Usually Performed in Churches. IV. A Number Of Pieces Adapted to Particular Hymns, Together with Elegiac Pieces, Odes and Anthems. Never Before Published. Designed Particularly for the Use of the Singing Schools and Musical Assemblies in the United States.

Composer – Compiler: Walter Janes

Publication date and place: 1803 by Manning and Loring in Boston, 128 pp.

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Works at CPDL

Title Year Composer Lyricist First Line Genre Subgenre Vo. Meter
Connexion 1803 Walter Janes Isaac Watts Come, join our cheerful songs Sacred 6
Content 1803 Walter Janes Tate and Brady Since God is all my trust Sacred 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Crucifixion 1803 Walter Janes Isaac Watts Now let our mournful songs record Sacred 3 88. 88 (L.M.)
Devotion New 1803 Walter Janes Isaac Watts How pleased and blest was I Sacred 4 668. 668
Dissolution 1803 Walter Janes Isaac Watts Death, like an overflowing stream Sacred 3 88. 88 (L.M.)
Extollation 1803 Walter Janes Isaac Watts Loud Hallelujas to the Lord Sacred 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Hosanna 1803 Walter Janes Isaac Watts This is the glorious day Sacred 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Invocation for Thanksgiving 1803 Walter Janes Philip Doddridge Ye sons of men, with joy record Sacred Anthems 3 88. 88 (L.M.)
Lamentation 1803 Walter Janes Tate and Brady When we, our wearied limbs to rest Sacred 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Ode on the Dissolution of Time 1803 M. Belknap Anonymous Gabriel, the herald of the skies Sacred Anthems 3
Praise to the Redeemer 1803 Walter Janes Robert Robinson Mighty God, while angels bless thee Sacred Anthems 3 87. 87
Solitude 1803 Walter Janes Isaac Watts As on some lonely building's top Sacred 4 86. 86 (C.M.)