The Delights of Harmony, or Norfolk Compiler (Stephen Jenks)

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Title: The Delights of Harmony, or Norfolk Compiler

Full Title: The Delights of Harmony; Or, Norfolk Compiler. Being a New Collection of Psalm Tunes, Hymns and Anthems; With a Variety of Set Pieces, from the Most Approved American and European Authors. Likewise, the Necessary Rules of Psalmody Made Easy. The Whole Particularly Designed for the Use of Singing Schools and Musical Societies in the United States.

Editor - Composer – Compiler: Stephen Jenks

Publication date and place: 1805 by H. Mann in Dedham, Massachusetts, 95 pp. Another Edition in 1806, 96+16 pp.


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Works at CPDL

Title on CPDL Year Composer Lyricist First Line Subgenre Vo. Meter
Columbus Stephen Jenks Benjamin Beddome Let party names no more 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Danville Stephen Jenks Isaac Watts Save me, O God, the swelling floods 3 86. 86 (C.M.)
Decay Stephen Jenks Isaac Watts My days are as the grass 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Evening Shade Stephen Jenks John Leland The day is past ands gone 3 66. 86 (S.M.)
Mount Olivet Stephen Jenks Anonymous O come let us join 4 55 11. 55 11
New Dedham Stephen Jenks Tate and Brady Since God is all my trust 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
New Suffield Stephen Jenks Isaac Watts My sorrows, like a flood 4 66. 86 (S.M.)
Newington Stephen Jenks Isaac Watts The God of glory sends his summons forth 4 10 10. 10 10. 11 11
Sorrow's Tear Stephen Jenks Isaac Watts Sweet spirit, if thy airy sleep
4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Sweet Farewell Stephen Jenks Anonymous Lord, dismiss us with thy blessing 3 87. 87. 87
Sweet Prospect Stephen Jenks John Newton How tedious and tasteless the hours 3 88. 88 (L.M.)
Weeping Nature Stephen Jenks Isaac Watts Nature, she shows her weeping eyes 4 88. 88 (L.M.)