Music in Miniature (William Billings)

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Short Title: Music in Miniature

Full Title: Music in Miniature, Containing a Collection of Psalm Tunes of Various Metres.

Editor - Composer: William Billings, Composer

Publication date and place: 1779 in Boston: Author. 32 pp.

Description: A small-format book. Most of this book was composed by William Billings, but there are several by other composers.

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Contents

None of these have lyrics
No. Page HTI* Title Composer Key Meter Time Vo. Comment
1 3a 4107a Framingham William Billings a S.M. 3:2 4
2 3b 4098 Brest William Billings A L.M. 2:2 4
3 3b 4106 Fitchburg William Billings a L.M. 2:2 4
4 3c 4100a Creation William Billings G C.M. 3:2 4
5 4a 4117 New-Castle William Billings D C.M. 2:2 4
6 4c 4111 Jamaica William Billings F C.M. 3:2 4
7 5a 3388b Europe William Billings F C.M. 3:2 4
8 5b 4113a Manchester William Billings E L.M. 2:2 4
9 5c 4126 Sturbridge William Billings G L.M. 3:2 4
10 6a 4116 Nazareth William Billings g C.M. 3:2 4
11 6b 4108 Franklin William Billings F L.M. 3:2 4
12 6c 4105 Dudley William Billings c L.M. 3:2 4
13 7a 4122 Purchase Street William Billings E L.M. 3:2 4
14 7b 4101a Crucifixion William Billings f L.M. 3:2 4
15 7c 3371b Brookline William Billings A C.M. 2:2 4
16 8a 4115 Morpheus William Billings a L.M. 2:2 4
17 8b 1985 St. Helen's J. Jennings C 66.66.D. 3:2 4
18 9a 3384 Duxborough William Billings e L.M. 4:4 4
19 9b 3426 New South William Billings C S.M. 3:2 4
20 9c 3408 Lebanon William Billings a C.M. 2:2 4
21 10a 4005 Chocksett William Billings G 66.66. 2:2 4
22 10b 3466 Waltham William Billings C S.M. 3:2 4
23 11a 3360a Amherst William Billings G 66.66.88. 2:2 4
24 11b 3999b Aurora William Billings C S.M. 3:2 4
25 12a 4024 Sherburne William Billings F 668.668. 2:2 4
26 12b 3374 Chester William Billings F L.M. 2:2 4
27 13a 4025 Spain William Billings F 668.668. 2:2 4
28 13b 2342d Maryland William Billings a S.M. 2:2 4
29 14a 4006 Columbia William Billings E 668.668. 2:2 4
30 14b 3400 Hebron William Billings d S.M. 3:2 4
31 15a 4033 Wrentham William Billings F 10 10.10 10.10 10. 2:2 4
32 15b 3425 New North William Billings D C.M. 4:4 4
33 16a 3401a New Hingham William Billings a S.M. 2:2 4
34 16b 3448 Pumpily William Billings C 66.66.88. 2:2 4
35 17a 4011 Halifax William Billings c 10 10.10 10.10 10. 2:2 4
36 17b 4002b Bethlehem William Billings E C.M. 3:2 4
37 18a 750b Portsmouth Unattributed 1711 G C.M. 3:2 4
38 18b 733b Isle of Wight Unattributed 1711 a C.M. 4:4 4
39 18c 1390a Bangor William Tansur d C.M. 4:4 4
40 19a 143a Old Hundred Louis Bourgeois B L.M. 4:4 4
41 19b 2940a Putney Aaron Williams a L.M. 3:2 4
42 19c 1929 St. Martin's William Tansur A C.M. 3:2 4
43 20a 3372 Cambridge William Billings C 88.88.88. 2:2 4
44 20b 4018b Philadelphia William Billings D S.M. 3:2 4
45 21a 3997 America William Billings D 88.88.88. 3:2 4
46 21b 3357 Africa William Billings E C.M. 3:2 4
47 22a 3445 Prince Town William Billings d C.M. 3:2 4
48 22b 3370 Brookfield William Billings d L.M. 3:2 4
49 22c 2924a Buckingham Aaron Williams a C.M. 3:2 4
50 23a 4118 New Colchester William Billings D C.M. 3:2 4
51 23b 3415 Marshfield William Billings e L.M. 3:2 4
52 23c 4009b Dunstable William Billings f C.M. 3:2 4
53 24a 4021 Roxbury William Billings D 10 10.11 11. 3:4 4
54 24b 4007 Connection William Billings E S.M. 3:4 4
55 25a 4124 Royalston Abraham Wood F 66.66.88. 4:4 4
56 25b 3458 Suffolk William Billings g L.M. 3:2 4
57 26a 4097 Asia William Billings D S.M. 2:2 4
58 26b 664a St. Anns Nicholas Brady E C.M. 4:4 4
59 26c 4104 Dublin William Billings F S.M. 2:2 4
60 27a 4120 Oxford William Billings F 88.88.88. 2:2 4
61 27b 4102 Danbury William Billings c S.M. 3:2 4
62 28a 4110 Hampshire William Billings e C.M. 3:2 4
63 28b 4103 Delaware William Billings c L.M. 4:4 4
64 28c 4119 Newburn William Billings E L.M. 4:4 4
65 29a 4099a Calvary William Billings c C.M. 3:2 4
66 29b 4123a Revelation William Billings a C.M. 2:2 4
67 29c 4010 Emmaus William Billings g L.M. 3:2 4
68 30a 4114 Mansfield William Billings f 88.88.88. 3:2 4
69 30b 4125 Saybrook William Billings g L.M. 2:2 4
70 31a 4121 Paris William Billings A L.M. 2:2 4
71 31b 4128a Wareham William Billings a S.M. 2:2 4
72 31c 4109 Georgia William Billings g L.M. 3:2 4
73 32a 4112 Madrid William Billings C 10 10.11 11. 2:2 4 "As 149th T[ate] & B[rady]"
74 32b 4127 Trinity-New William Billings E C.M. 3:2 4

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 *. The Hymn Tune Index

Works at CPDL

Title Composer Lyricist Vo. No. Year Subgenre First Line
Amherst William Billings Tate and Brady 4 23 1770 Psalm-tunes
Asia William Billings Isaac Watts 4 57 1779 Psalm-tunes Behold, the lofty sky
Aurora William Billings William Billings 4 24 1778 Awake, my soul, awake
Brest William Billings Isaac Watts 4 2 1779 Praise, everlasting praise, be paid
Brookline William Billings Tate and Brady 4 15 1770 Psalm-tunes
Chester William Billings William Billings 4 26 1770 Let tyrants shake their iron rod
Chocksett William Billings Isaac Watts 4 21 1778 Psalm-tunes
Creation William Billings Isaac Watts 4 4 1779 Anthems When I with pleasing wonder stand
Crucifixion William Billings Anonymous 4 14 1779 Mourn, mourn, ye saints
Danbury William Billings Isaac Watts 4 61 1779 Psalm-tunes Lord, what a feeble piece
Delaware William Billings Isaac Watts 4 63 1779 Psalm-tunes Remember, Lord, our mortal state
Dublin William Billings Isaac Watts 4 59 1779 Like sheep we went astray
Dudley William Billings Isaac Watts 4 12 1779 Psalm-tunes How long, O Lord, shall I complain
Duxborough William Billings Isaac Watts 4 18 1770 In vain the wealthy mortals toil
Europe William Billings Isaac Watts 4 7 1770 Let every mortal ear attend
Fitchburg William Billings Isaac Watts 4 3 1779 Psalm-tunes Deep in our hearts let us record
Framingham William Billings Isaac Watts 4 1 1779 Shall wisdom cry aloud
Franklin William Billings Isaac Watts 4 11 1779 Lord, how secure and blest are they
Georgia (1779) William Billings Isaac Watts 4 72 1779 Psalm-tunes Show pity, Lord, O Lord, forgive
Hampshire (1779) William Billings Isaac Watts 4 62 1779 Psalm-tunes Return, O God of love, return
Jamaica William Billings Isaac Watts 4 6 1779 Joy to the world! the Lord is come
Lebanon William Billings William Billings 4 20 1770 Death, with his warrant in his hand
Madrid William Billings James Relly 4 73 1779 How charmingly sounds the word of the Lord
Manchester William Billings Tate and Brady 4 8 1779 Psalm-tunes Let the shrill trumpet's warlike voice
Mansfield William Billings Isaac Watts 4 68 1779 Psalm-tunes Think, mighty God, on feeble man
Morpheus William Billings Thomas Flatman 4 16 1779 Awake my soul, awake mine eyes
Nazareth William Billings Isaac Watts 4 10 1779 Psalm-tunes My God, how many are my fears
New South William Billings Tate and Brady 4 19 1770 To bless Thy chosen race
Oxford William Billings Isaac Watts 4 60 1779 Psalm-tunes O happy nation, where the Lord
Paris William Billings Isaac Watts 4 70 1779 Psalm-tunes Praise ye the Lord, 'tis good to raise
Purchase Street (1779) William Billings Isaac Watts 4 13 1779 Thus far the Lord has led me on
Revelation William Billings Isaac Watts 4 66 1779 Psalm-tunes Let all the heathen writers join
Royalston Abraham Wood Isaac Watts 4 55 1779 With cheerful voice I sing
Saybrook William Billings Isaac Watts 4 69 1779 Psalm-tunes My God, what inward grief I feel
St. Thomas William Billings Isaac Watts 4 65 1779 Methinks I see my Savior dear
Sturbridge William Billings Isaac Watts 4 9 1779 Jehovah reigns, his throne is high
Trinity New William Billings Isaac Watts 4 74 1779 Psalm-tunes O all ye nations, praise the Lord
Waltham William Billings Isaac Watts 4 22 1770 Psalm-tunes
Wareham William Billings Isaac Watts 4 71 1779 My God, my life, my love