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Urania, or A choice collection of Psalm-tunes, anthems, and hymns

Lyon, James

Urania, or A choice collection of Psalm-tunes, anthems, and hymns

from the most approv"d authors, with some entirely new; in two, three, or four parts. : The whole peculiarly adapted to the use of churches and private families: : to which are prefix"d the plainest, & most necessary rules of psalmody.

by Lyon, James

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Published by [s.n.] Price 15s in Philada. [i.e., New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church music.,
  • Music -- Instruction and study.,
  • Psalmody.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy James Lyon, A.B.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 12839.
    ContributionsDawkins, Henry, d. 1786?, engraver.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2, [2] p., [2], xii, 198 p. of plates
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14594929M

    There is good evidence that by , English tune books including fuguing tunes were circulating in the American colonies; the first English fuguing tune printed in America appeared in the hymnbook Urania, or A Choice Collection of Psalm-Tunes, Anthems, and Hymns by James Lyon. Soon, fuguing tunes were being written in great profusion by. This was an opportunity for entrepreneurial American composers to make their own mark on the American musical scene, and several volumes of music appeared in the eighteenth century, including James Lyon's Urania, or A Choice Collection of Psalm-Tunes, Anthems and Hymns.

    LYON, JAMES, Presbyterian minister and composer; b. 1 July in Newark, New Jersey, son of Zopher and Mary Lyon; m. first, on 18 Feb. , Martha Holden of Cape May, New Jersey, and they had nine children; m. secondly, on 24 Nov. , Sarah Skillen in Boston; d. 12 Oct. in Machias (Maine).. James Lyon was educated at the College of New Jersey .   Music collection Urania: A Choice Collection of Psalm-Tunes, Anthems and Hymns assembled by Rev. James Lyon becomes first book of songs published by an American.

    Urania, or A choice collection of psalm-tunes, anthems and hymns Visit of Secretary Shaun Donovan to Tampa, Florida, where he toured the Ella [Senior Residences, the first completed apartment building within the Encore Housing Development (funded through a $30 million Choice Neighborhoods Grant from HUD in ), and promoted the Affordable. Most notable is the first tune book using shape note notation published in the United States, Little and Smith's Easy Instructor. Also of note is Urania or a Choice Collection of Psalm-tunes, Anthems, and Hymns compiled by James Lyon (), which was sold by subscription in and around : George Boziwick.


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Title Page from “Urania: or a choice collection of Psalm-tunes, anthems, and hymns ” (SCA #) Benson Collection of Hymnals and Hymnology, Princeton Theological Seminary Library. (Philadelphia, ) After finishing his studies at the College of New Jersey inLyon moved south from Princeton to the ever-growing city of Philadelphia.

1 When all thy mercies O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view, I'm lost, In wonder love and praise. Thy providence my life sustain'd, and all my wants redress'd. While in the silent womb, I lay, And hung upon the breast. Hallelujah Hallelujah Hallelujah Hallelujah Hallelujah Hallelujah.

2 To all my weak complaints and cries. Urania, or A choice collection of Psalm-tunes, anthems, and hymns: from the most approv'd authors, with some entirely new ; in two, three, or four parts.: The whole peculiarly adapted to the use of churches and private families: to which are prefix'd the.

Chapter 1. STUDY. PLAY. Psalmody. "choice collection of Psalm-tunes, Anthems and Hymns" compiled by James Lyon. Lyon, James. Published "Urania: Psalm-tunes, Anthems, and Hymns" in Philadelphia.

With Francis Hopkinson- (native born. sacred music of philly) 9. Fuging psalm Tune. Urania, or a choice collection of psalm tunes, anthems, and hymns Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content. While living in Philadelphia, Lyon produced his Urania, or A Choice Collection of Psalm-Tunes, Anthems and Hymns in This contained many English tunes as well as six original works by Lyon, including; Two Celebrated Verses by Sternhold and Hopkins an Anthem taken from the th Psalm and the th Psalm by Dr.

Watts. Urania, or a Choice Collection of Psalm-Tunes, Anthems, and Hymns complied in by James Lyon What book was the first published collection of entirely American music and the first American tune book devoted wholly to works by one composer.

First music collection compiled by an American musician: Urania. A Choice Collection of Psalm-Tunes, Anthems and Hymns. This collection compiled by Rev. James Lyon also contained a few of his own tunes. First musical society, titled The St.

Cecilia Society, founded in Charleston, South Carolina. This society's history remains shrouded. ning with the tenth edition (), the hymn was included in the body of Whitefield’s collection.

In that same year it was also published in North America (Urania, or a Choice Collection of Psalm-Tunes, Anthems and Hymns, ed. James Lyon [Philadelphia, ]). The early printings of this text included the following second stanza. Hymnals The American Antiquarian Society has a vast and diverse collection of early North American hymnals, including a large number of volumes from the preeminent collections formed by Bishop Robert W.

Peach and Frank J. Metcalf. Beginning with the first book printed on American soil, The Whole Booke of Psalmes, commonly known as the Bay Psalm Book, the.

The Sacred Harp, a compilation of hymns and songs written in shaped notes, was put together for congregational singing by Benjamin Franklin White, the brother of my great, great, great grandmother. It is still used today throughout the South wherever there are /5(23).

The publication of American tunebooks such as James Lyon's Urania, or a Choice Collection of Psalm Tunes, Anthems, or Hymns (), Josiah Flagg's A Collection of the Best Psalm Tunes (), and William Billings's The New England Psalm Singer () established this newly extensive tune repertoire.

New Light partisans of the Great Awakening.Urania: or, A Choice Collection of Psalm-Tunes, Anthems, and Hymns, From the Most Approv'd Authors, With Some Entirely New, in Two, Three, and Four Parts, The Whole Peculiarly Adapted to the Use of Churches and Private Families; To Which Are Prefix'd the Plainest and Most Necessary Rules of Psalmody (ca.

), ed. by James Lyon (multiple. This was an opportunity for entrepreneurial American composers to make their own mark on the American musical scene, and several volumes of music appeared in the eighteenth century, including James Lyon's Urania, or A Choice Collection of Psalm-Tunes, Anthems and Hymns.

The book was pocket-sized, and thus perfect for transport from one .