The American Singing-Book (Daniel Read)

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Title: The American Singing-Book

Full Title: The American Singing-Book, or a New and Easy Guide to the Art of Psalmody, Designed for the Use of Singing Schools in America, Containing in a Plain and Familiar Manner, the Rules of Psalmody, Together with a Number of Psalm Tunes, etc.

Composer – Compiler: Daniel Read

Publication date and place: 1785 by Daniel Read in New Haven, Connecticut. Second Edition (identical) 1786, 73 pp. Third Edition with Supplement 1787, 88 pp.

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Title Year Composer Lyricist First Line Genre Subgenre Vo. Meter
Albany 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts No, I shall envy them no more Sacred 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Amboy 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts I am not concerned to know Sacred 4 77. 77
Amity 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts How pleasant tis to see Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 668. 668
Annapolis 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Awake, ye saints, to praise your King Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Asia 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts When man grows bold in sin Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Barnstable 1785 Daniel Read Charles Wesley Hail the day that saw him rise Sacred 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Barrington 1785 Daniel Read Tate and Brady How long wilt thou forget me, Lord Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Bennington 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Had not the Lord, let Israel say Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Burlington 1785 Daniel Read George Whitefield Disciples of Christ, ye friends of the Lamb Sacred 4 10 10. 11 11
Calvary 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts My thoughts, that often mount the skies Sacred 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Charlestown 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts When God revealed His gracious name Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Complaint 1785 Daniel Read Charles Wesley And am I only born to die Sacred Set pieces 4 886. 886
Derby 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Lord of the worlds above Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 66. 66. 88
Dover 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts O that the Lord would guide my ways Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Doxology 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts To God the Father, God the Son Sacred 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Eastham 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Tis with a mournful pleasure now Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Enfield 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Might I enjoy the meanest place Sacred 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Fidelity 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts I wait for Thy salvation, Lord Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86. D (C.M.D.)
Freetown 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Join all the glorious names Sacred 4 66. 66. 88
Happy City 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Happy the city, where their sons Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Holland 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Say, mighty love, and teach my song Secular Odes 4 886. 886
Human Frailty 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Thee we adore, eternal name Sacred 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Judgment 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Behold, the Judge descends, his guards are nigh Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 10 10. 10 10. 10 10
Kingston 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts The law by Moses came Sacred 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Lisbon 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Welcome, sweet day of rest Sacred 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Lyme 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Soon as I heard my Father say Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Mortality 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Death, like an overflowing stream Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Naples 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Shall the vile race of flesh and blood Sacred 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
New-England 1785 Daniel Read William Billings Let tyrants shake their iron rod Secular 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Newark 1785 Daniel Read Anonymous Now begin the heavenly theme Sacred 4
Newport 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts I send the joys of earth away Sacred 4 88. 88 (L.M.)

88. 88. D (L.M.D.)

Norton 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Mine eyes and my desire Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Norwalk 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts O all ye nations, praise the Lord Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
O praise the Lord, O my soul 1785 Daniel Read O praise the Lord, O my soul Sacred Anthems 4
Pembrook 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Arise, arise, my gracious God Sacred Set pieces 4
Providence 1787 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Deep in our hearts let us record Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Resurrection 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts The God of glory sends His summons forth Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 10 10. 10 10. 10 10
Ripton 1785 Daniel Read Tate and Brady That man is blest, who stands in awe Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88. 88
Sabbath 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Sweet is the work, my God and King Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Sherburne 1785 Daniel Read Tate and Brady While shepherds watched their flocks by night Sacred Carols 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Sudbury 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Think, mighty God, on feeble man Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88. 88
Victory 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Now shall my head be lifted high Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Vienna 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts My soul lies cleaving to the dust Sacred 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Warren 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Stoop down, my thoughts, that use to rise Sacred 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Westford 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Far from my thoughts, vain world, begone Sacred Set pieces 4 88. 88 (L.M.)

88. 88. 88. 88. 88. 88

Windham 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Broad is the road that leads to death Sacred 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Winter 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts His hoary frost, His fleecy snow Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Zoar 1785 Daniel Read Isaac Watts Far as Thy name is known Sacred Psalm-tunes 4 66. 86 (S.M.)