Federal Harmony (Asahel Benham)

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Title: Federal Harmony

Full Title: Federal Harmony: Containing in a Familiar Manner, the Rudiments of Psalmody, Together with a Collection of Church Music (Most of Which are Entirely New).

Editor - Composer – Compiler: Asahel Benham

Publication date and place: 1790 by Abel Morse in New Haven, Connecticut, 58 pp. Second Edition 1792, 58 pp. Third Edition, 1794. Fourth Edition, 1794. Fifth Edition, 1795. Sixth Edition, 1796.


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Works at CPDL

Title Year Composer Arranger Lyricist First Line Subgenre Vo. Meter
Amanda 1790 Justin Morgan Isaac Watts Death, like an overflowing stream Psalm-tunes 4 88. 88 (L.M.)
Canton 1790 Timothy Swan Tate and Brady When marching to thy blest abode 4 88. 88. D (L.M.D.)
Complaint 1790 Asahel Benham Isaac Watts O were I like a feathered dove Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Crucifixion 1792 Asahel Benham Isaac Watts Jesus, whom every saint adores Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Egypt 1790 Timothy Swan Tate and Brady He called for darkness, darkness came 4 86. 86. D (C.M.D.)
Montgomery 1790 Justin Morgan Isaac Watts Early, my God, without delay Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Silver Spring 1790 Asahel Benham Isaac Watts Were I in heaven without my God Psalm-tunes 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Victory 1790 Oliver Brownson Isaac Watts Hosanna to the Prince of light 4 86. 86 (C.M.)
Wallingsford 1790 Asahel Benham Philip Doddridge O praise ye the Lord, prepare a new song Psalm-tunes 4 10 10. 11 11
Wethersfield 1790 Justin Morgan Isaac Watts Ye tribes of Adam, join 4 66. 66. 88