The Sacred Herald (W. J. White)

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Publication

W. J. White's The Sacred Herald was published by Hart & Fellows of 71, Fetter Lane, Holborn, London. The publication is not dated, but the catalogue of the British Library dates the work (shelfmark E.460.gg.) to [c1820].

Publication date and place: 1820 by Hart and Fellows in London.

Description of contents

The work is described by its title page as 'A Collection of / Original Psalm and Hymn Tunes / Short Anthems and Pieces, / by various Composers / Adapted to the / Psalms and Hymns used in all / Churches, Chapels, &c. / Arranged (and partly Composed) for / One, Two, Three or Four Voices; / With an Accompaniment for the / Piano Forte, Organ, &c. / BY / W. J. White. Author of "Sacred Melodies", &c.'.

The collection consists of 152 items, of which 142 are metrical psalm or hymn tunes, 4 are anthems and 6 are set-pieces (i.e. through-composed settings of metrical texts).

Of the 152 items, 76 are by W. J. White himself: the next most represented composer in the book is A. K. Williams, to whom are attributed 10 items.

Thomas Clark contributed five items to the book (four hymn or psalm tunes and one set-piece). One of Clark's psalm tunes, the setting of Blest who with generous pity glows which appears on p25 of The Sacred Herald under the name 'Lees Court', was also published with the addition of symphonies and an independent instrumental bass on pp7-8 of Clark's own collection A Ninth Set of Psalm Tunes, London: [c1830].

List of works

Pages Description Text Attribution
0011 GLORIA PATRI. May Be sung to any appropriate L.M. Psalm or Hymn or 6 lines 8s. Praise God from whom all blessings flow White, W. J.W. J. White
0022-3 PARIS. P.M. P.M. 313. Hy: Dr. R. S. Sele Poetry by Mr Wesley. Jesus, let thy pitying eye White, W. J.W. J. White
0033 AFFECTION. S.M. 367. Hy: Dr Rip: Seln Did Christ o'er sinners weep White, W. J.W. J. White
0044 RECOVERY. C.M. 116. Ps: 1st Pt Dr W. 46 Hy: Ly H. Col: I love the Lord; he heard my voice White, W. J.W. J. White
0055 MILDENHALL. L.M. 15. Hy: 2d B. Dr W. or 9. Ps: New Version. Let me but hear my Saviour say White, W. J.W. J. White
0066 ICONIUM. L.M. 130th Ps: Dr W. or 69th Ps: new version. From deep distress and troubled thoughts White, W. J.W. J. White
0076-7 LAMBTON. S.M. 95th Ps: Dr Watts. Come sound his praise abroad Stowe, R.R. Stowe
0087 MODENA. 7s. 377th Hy: Dr R. Sel: or 30th Hy: L.H: 'Tis religion that can give White, W. J.W. J. White
0098 THORNTON HALL. C.M. 386th Hy Dr R. S. 114th Hy: L.H. Thou dear Redeemer, dying Lamb White, W. J.W. J. White
0108-9 SHENLEY. C.M. 473d Dr R. S. Ye wretched, hungry, starving poor Rogers, J.J. Rogers
0119 LOWESTOFT. C.M. 19th Ps. New Ver: or 32d Dr R. S. The heav'ns declare thy glory, Lord Brown, R.R. Brown
01210 BLOOMFIELD. 8.7.4. 541st Hy: Dr R. S. In the floods of tribulation Cole, WilliamWm. Cole
01311 DUNSTABLE. P.M. 148th. 25 Hy: L. H. Col: What voice is this I hear ThompsonThompson
01412 MESOPOTAMIA. 8.8.6. 289th Hy: Dr R.S. Unclean! Unclean, and full of sin White, W. J.W. J. White
01513 NEWSTEAD ABBEY. S.M. 10 Hy. 1st B. Dr Watts. or 25. Ps: New Ver: How beauteous are their feet Williams, A. K.A. K. Williams
01614 HERTFORD. 8.7. single. 828th Hy: Dr Collyers Col: Jesus, full of all compassion White, W. J.W. J. White
01714-15 STODHART. S.M. 298th 117. Dr R. Sel: Like Israel, Lord, am I Williams, A. K.A. K. Williams
01815 St JOHNS. L.M. 26th Hy: 2d B. Dr W. or 179. Hy: Dr R.S. Lord, we are blind, we mortals blind White, W. J.W. J. White
01916 CHILTERN. C.M. 20. Psm New Ver: The Lord to thy request attend Lowe, J. K.J. K. Lowe
02017 ASHTON L.M. 89. Ps: New Ver: Thy mercies, Lord, shall be my song Wakefield, E.E. Wakefield
02118 MILTON ABBEY. L.M. 51st. Ps: 1st. Part Dr Watts Show pity, Lord; O Lord, forgive White, W. J.W. J. White
02219 VERULAM. L.M. 247th Hy Revd J. Dobell's Col: Haste that delightful awful day Moss, WilliamWm. Moss
02320 RESTORATION. C.M. Words by Newton Olney Hymn 53d B3. or 134th Hy: 1st B. Dr W. O speak that gracious word again White, W. J.W. J. White
02421-23 ANTHEM. “THE PEACE OF GOD”. The peace of God which passeth White, W. J.W. J. White
02523 FETTER LANE. L.M. 15. Hy. 2d B. Dr Watts. Far from my thoughts, vain world, be gone White, W. J.W. J. White
02624 BOCKING. C.M. 65. Hy. Dr Watts 2d B. When I can read my title clear White, W. J.W. J. White
02725 LEES COURT. L.M. 19 Hy. Dr. Collyer Blest who with generous pity glows Clark, ThomasT. Clark
02826-33 CHRISTMAS ODE. Awake, awake, your voices raise Jarman, ThomasT. Jarman
02934 PROCLAMATION. 8.6.5.8. Christmas Hym. 161st Hy: Ly H. Col: Lift up your heads in joyful hope White, W. J.W. J. White
03035 BRIDGENORTH. 47 Hy. 2d B. Dr Watts. 97. Pm New Version. Now to the Lord a noble song Jenkins, A.A. Jenkins
03136 SUSSEX. L.M. 273d Hy Ly H. Col. or 75. Ps New Ver: or 74th 2d B. Dr Watts. Blest be the Father and his love White, W. J.W. J. White
03237-39 NEW YEARS ODE. Words by Dr Doddridge. Remark, my soul, the narrow bounds White, W. J.W. J. White
03340 OPWOOD. C.M. 17. Ps: 1st Part 1st 3d 5th & last verses. To my just plea and sad complaint Bull, Z.Z. Bull
03440 EASTWOLD. C.M. 64. Ps: 1st 2d 5th & 10th Verses. Lord, hear the voice of my complaint Smythes, H.H. Smythes
03541 WEXFORD. L.M. 89. Ps: New Ver. Thy mercies, Lord, shall be my song Tompson, J.J. Tompson
03641 CHARLTON. 7 Single. 547th Hy: Mr Hornes Coln Lord, how many are my foes Scott, W. B.W. B. Scott
03742 NORBURY. L.M. 11. Hy: 2d B. Dr Watts. I send the joys of earth away White, W. J.W. J. White
03842-43 GLASCOW. C.M. 127th Hy. Dr R.S. or 389 Hy: Mr W. Col. Ye little flock whom Jesus feeds White, W. J.W. J. White
03943 INQUIRY. 7s. 250th Hy: Dr R Sel. or Newtons Hy. 'Tis a point I long to know White, W. J.W. J. White
04044 SARDIS. 8.7.4. 576th Hy: Dr R. S. Sel. Lo, he comes with clouds descending White, W. J.W. J. White
04145 FLINTSHIRE. L.M. 26. Hy: Dr R. Sel: 91. Hy: Ld H. Col: Eternal power whose high abode Constable, J.J. Constable
04246 BURLINGTON. 148. metre. 431st Hy: Dr R. Sel: Sing to the Lord above Markland, R.Melody by R. Markland
04347 WAKEFIELD. S.M. 14. Hy: Dr W. 2d B. 137. Hy: Ld H. Col. Welcome, sweet day of rest White, W. J.W. J. White
04448 CRANBOURN. L.M. 148. Hy: 2d Bk Dr W. Man has a soul of vast desires White, W. J.W. J. White
04549 DE FLUERY'S HYMN. P.M. Come saints and adore him, come bow at his feet Russell, WilliamWm. Russell
04650 DIADEM. C.M. 177th Hy. Dr R. Sel. All hail the power of Jesus' name White, W. J.W. J. White
04751 CECILIA. C.M. 66. Hy. 2d B. Dr W. There is a land of pure delight Russell, W.W. Russell
04851 SUBMISSION. C.M. Cowpers Hymn or 604. Hy: Revd Dobells Col. Dear Lord, my best desires fulfil Rogers, J.J. Rogers
04952 MANSION. C.M. Hy: 110. B.1. Dr Watts. There is a house not made with hands Clark, ThomasT. Clark
05053 HILDON. 6 lines 7s. 195th Hy: Dr R. Sel. Rock of ages, shelter me Thorn, EdwardEdwd. Thorn
05154 CLAPHAM. C.M. 47th Psm Mericks Version. Arise, ye people, clap the hand White, W. J.W. J. White
05255 YORKSHIRE. P.M. 7.6. 301st Dr R. S. 54th Hy: Mr Westleys. Rise, my soul, and stretch thy wings Hatton, H.Melody by H. Hatton
05356 VALENTIA. L.M. 136th Hy: Dr R. Sel. Ye that pass by, behold the man White, W. J.W. J. White
05457 PATMOS. 8.8.6. 160th Hy. Westleys. Col. or 300th Hy. Dr R. Sel. How happy is the pilgrim's lot Williams, A. K.A. K. Williams
05558-59 ANTHEM FROM THE COMMUNION SERVICE. Therefore with angels and archangels EacottEacott
05660 WALTON. C.M. A Christmas Hymn New Version. High let us swell our tuneful notes White, W. J.W. J. White
05761 MILDRED COURT. C.M. 121. Hy L.H. or 62. Hy Dr W. Come, let us join our cheerful songs White, W. J.W. J. White
05862-63 RECONCILIATION. (7. 6. lines.) Hy: 309. L.H.C. From the cross uplifted high Wakelam, William JohnW. J. Wakelam
05964 DECAPOLIS. C.M. 90. Psm Dr W. or 41st Mr Wesleys Col: O God, our help in ages past White, W. J.W. J. White
06064 LOUDEN. L.M. 157th Hy: Revd J. Wesleys. Col. My sufferings all to thee are known Cole, W.W. Cole
06165 PRUSSIA. C.M. or 6 lines 8s & 6. 103 Hy: 1st B. Dr W. 84 Hy: Revd J. Wesleys. Col: I'm not ashamed to own my Lord White, W. J.W. J. White
06266 MORNING HYMN. S.M.D. 195. Hy: Ld H. Col: To thee I wholly give White, W. H.W. H. White
06367 WOODSTOCK. 148th M. 34th Hy: Wesleys. Col: Let earth and heaven agree Hatton, W.Melody by W. Hatton
06468 BROAD=OAK. C.M. 335th Hy: DrDoddridge. or 73. Hy. Dr Rippon's. Jesus, I love thy charming name Clark, ThomasT. Clark
06569 HIGHBURY. C.M. 62. Hy: 1st B. Dr Watts. So did the Hebrew prophet raise White, W. J.W. J. White
06670 SANDWICH. C.M. Olney. Hymns 135. Afflictions do not come alone Frand, G.G. Frand
06770-71 LAMENTATION. L.M. Mr Medleys Hymns. or 89. Ps: D. W. Lord, hear a burdened sinner mourn White, W. J.W. J. White
06871 OULTON. C.M. Funeral. 3d Hy: 2d B. Dr W. Why do we mourn departed friends Storkes, S.Melody by S. Storkes
06972 CEYLON. L.M. 67. Hy: Dr Watts. 1st B. Thou whom my soul admires above White, W. J.W. J. White
07073-75 ANTHEM. “Death is swallowed up in Victory”. 7th Corinthians 15 Ch: 54th 55. 56. 57th verses. Death is swallowed up in victory White, W. J.W. J. White
07175 YARMOUTH. C.M. (Funeral.) 3d Hy: 2d B. Dr Watts. Why do we mourn departing friends Cole, T.T. Cole
07276 MELCOMB REGIS. 8.8.6. 579t Hy: Dr R. S. or 333 Rev: J. Wesleys When thou, my righteous judge, shalt come White, W. J.W. J. White
07377 JUBILEE. L.M. 103rd Dr Doddridge or 58th Dr R. S. Loud let the tuneful trumpet sound White, W. J.W. J. White
07478 CHARITY. L.M. 112. Psalm. Dr Watts. Thrice happy man who fears the Lord Williams, A. K.A. K. Williams
07578-79 MERCY. 11.8. 110th Hy: Dr R. S. In songs of sublime adoration and praise White, W. J.W. J. White
07679 LAUD. L.M. Psm 65th first Part Dr Watts. The praise of Sion waits for thee Russell, WilliamWm. Russell
07780 ATTERBURY. S.M. 99. Psalm 1st Part Dr W. The God Jehovah reigns Bright, B.B. Bright
07880-81 TYRUS. L.M. 451. Hy: Dr R. S. Jesus, and shall it ever be White, W. J.W. J. White
07981 TRIUMPH. 7s Single. 69th Hy: Dr R. Sel. Now begin the heavenly theme ThornThorn
08082 REPOSE. L.M. 91st Psalm Dr W. He that hath made his refuge God Constable, J.J. Constable
08182-83 HALSTED. S.M. 99. Psm Dr W. 2d Part. Exalt the Lord our God Williams, A. K.A. K. Williams
08283 BENEVOLENCE. C.M. 41st Psalm New Ver: Happy the man whose tender care Porter, J. P.J. P. Porter
08384 INVITATION. P.M. 499th Hy: Weleys. Col: Come let us ascend, my companion and friend White, W. J.W. J. White
08485-87 BETHEL. C.M. 145 Hy: 2d B. Dr W. I love the windows of thy grace Whelpdale, ZechariahZ. Whelpdale
08588 APPLEDORE. C.M. 108th Hy: 2d B. Dr W. Come let us lift our joyful eyes White, W. J.W. J. White
08688-89 CONTRITION. L.M. 275th Hy: Dr R. S. Sel. The Lord will happiness divine Warner, J.J. Warner
08789 GRAND CAIRO. L.M. 474th Hy: Dr R. S. The God of love will sure indulge White, W. J.W. J. White
08890 MOUNT NEBO. C.M. 8th Psalm new Version. O thou to whom all creatures bow Dawson, L.L. Dawson
08990-91 DUNMOW. 8s single. 222d Hy: Dr R. S. Sel. The moment a sinner believes Tyler, EliMelody by Eli. Tyler
09091 PLANTATION. 8.7.4. 427th Hy. Dr R. Sel. Saviour, visit thy plantation White, W. J.W. J. White
09192 ANNANDALE. C.M. 23d Hy: Greshams Coln When all thy mercies, O my God White, W. J.W. J. White
09293 SPRING. 8 lines 7s 241st Hy. Dr Collyers Col. Pleasing Spring again is here White, W. J.W. J. White
09394 TEMPTATION. L.M. 18. Hy. Olney Hymns. The billows swell, the winds are high Rogers, J.J. Rogers
09494-95 TIRZAH. L.M. 13th Hy. Dr R. S. Awake, my soul, in joyful lays Williams, A. K.A. K. Williams
09595 DESIRE. C.M. 20th Hy. 2d B. Dr W. Why is my heart so far from thee Russell, WilliamWm. Russell
09696 ADMONITION. L.M. 581st Hy. Dr R. S. Sinner, O why so thoughtless grown White, W. J.W. J. White
09797 AMITY. 8.7.6. 449th Hy Mr Wesleys Col. Happy day of union sweet White, W. J.W. J. White
09898 SALVATION. P.M. or 104. 383d Hy Dr R. S. Our saviour alone, the Lord, let us bless White, W. J.W. J. White
09999 FARNHAM. 6 lines 8s. 230th Hy Mr W. or 206 Dr R. S. Fountain of life and all my joy Williams, A. K.A. K. Williams
100100 SABBATH EVENING. 351. Dr R. Sel. L.M. Lord, how delightful 'tis to see Wilson, W. Joh.W. Joh. Wilson
101100-101 WINDSOR CHAPEL. C.M. 539 Hy: Dr R Sel. Death with his dread commission sealed Smyth, H.H. Smyth
102101 LISBON. L.M. 551st Hy. Dr R. S. or 89 Ps 6th Pt Dr W. O God of love, with cheering ray White, W. J.Melody by a Friend. Harmonized by W. J. White
103102 FUNERAL. L.M. or 6 lines 8s. 31st Hy B2. Dr W. or 89th Ps last Part Dr W. Why should we start and fear to die Williams, A. K.A. K. Williams
104102-103 PETITION. 6. lines 8s or 112.M. 266th Hy Dr R. S. or 374th Hy Mr Wesleys Col. Dear friend of friendless sinners, hear White, W. J.W. J. White
105103 ELMSTEAD. 5.6. 62d Hy. Dr R. S. How happy are we, our election to see White, W. J.W. J. White
106104 ATONEMENT. S.M. 142d Hy: 2d B. Dr W. Not all the blood of beasts White, W. J.W. J. White
107104-105 MOUNT HOREB. P.M. 290th Hy: Dr R. S. Begone, unbelief, my saviour is near Roberts, S.S. Roberts
108105 MALTHUS. C.M. 42d Hy. Mr Wesleys Col. Thee we adore, eternal name Williams, A. K.A. K. Williams
109106 PRIESTHOOD. C.M. 125th Hy. 1st B. Dr W. With joy we meditate the grace White, W. J.W. J. White
110107 A SONG OF PRAISE. This may be sung as a Coda to any suitable L.M. Hymn or to the 294th Hy. Ly H. Col. Glory, honour, praise and power White, W. J.W. J. White
111108 ANTHEM. To be sung at the coclusion of divine Service taken from the Book of Common Prayer. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ White, W. J.W. J. White
112109 MELFORD. L.M. 201 Dr R. Sel. Jesus, my all, to heaven is gone White, W. J.W. J. White
113110 CHRISTMAS HYMN. C.M. 134. Hy. Dr R. S. Hark the glad sound, the Saviour comes Kemp, W. J.W. J. Kemp
114110-111 NORFOLK. 8.8.6. 147th Hy. Mr W. C. or 163d Ld H. Col. O love divine, how sweet thou art White, W. J.W. J. White
115111 WATLING STREET. Ps. 17th Pt 1st Dr W. Arise, my gracious God Whelpdale, ZechariahWhelpdale
116112-113 INFLUENCE. 360. Dr R. S. In vain Apollos' silver tongue White, W. J.W. J. White
117114 WHETSTONE. C.M. 69. Hy. B.2. Dr W. Begin, my tongue, some heavenly theme Searle, HenryH. Searle
118114-115 UNITY. C.M. 62d Hy. B.1. Dr W. Come, let us join our cheerful songs White, W. J.W. J. White
119115 WORDSWORTH. C.M. 35 Hy. 2d B. Dr W. Let them neglect thy glory, Lord White, W. J.W. J. White
120116 GRANVILLE. C.M. 246th Hy. Revd Dobells. Col. Ye fleeting charms of earth, farewell Eggelton, J.J. Eggelton
121116-117 BANQUET. C.M. Olney. Hymns. 53d This is the feast of heavenly wine Mather, AbrahamAbm. Mather
122117 ETHIOPIA. C.M. 165th Hy. 2d B. D. W. Long have I sat beneath the sound Turner, R.R. Turner
123118 GERMANY. C.M. 66th Hy. 2d B. Dr W. There is a land of pure delight White, W. J.W. J. White
124118-119 VISITATION. L.M. 76th Hy. B.1. Dr W. When strangers stand and hear me tell King, J.Melody by J. King
125119 ZION. S.M. 48th Ps. Dr W. 1st Part. Great is the Lord our God White, W. J.W. J. White
126120 HONITON. 6 & 8. or 148th. 179th Ly H. Col or 84. P. 1. Dr W. 349th Hy. Dr R. S. or 25th Olney. Col. Jesus, at thy command White, W. J.W. J. White
127121 MAGNIFICENCE. C.M. 17. Hy. Dr R. S. Holy and reverend is the name White, W. J.W. J. White
128122-125 SALVATION. Hy. 88. Bk. 2d Dr W. Salvation, O the joyful sound Searle, HenryH. Searle
129125 JOPPA. L.M. 311. Hy. Dr R. S. Oft have I turned my eyes within Richards, J.J. Richards
130126-127 KEYNSHAM. 112th Metre. 124th Hy. Revd J. Carter S or 361st Hy. Dr R. S. Thy presence, gracious Lord, afford White, W. J.W. J. White
131127 SECURITY. 8. 6 lines. 91st Psm New Version. He that hath God his guardian made Green, G.G. Green
132128 KENDAL. 6 lines 8s or L.M. Addison 23d Psalm. The Lord my pasture shall prepare Smythe, J.J. Smythe
133128-129 THE PILGRIMS SONG. 7.6. 94th J. Carters Sel. Rise, my soul, and stretch thy wings White, W. J.W. J. White
134130 WINCHESTER. L.M. 543d Hy. Dr. R. S. Almighty maker of my frame White, W. J.W. J. White
135130-131 MORTALITY. L.M. Original Poetry. 571st Hy. Dr R. S. Swift flies the soul: perhaps 'tis gone Williams, A. K.A. K. Williams
136131 WICKHAM. L.M. 928th Hy. Dr Collyers Col. Return, O wanderer, return Tracy, J.J. Tracy
137132 TEIGNMOUTH. C.M. Original Poetry. In thee, O God, is all my hope Ellingham, W.W. Ellingham
138132 REGENT STREET. C.M. 24th Psm New Ver: This spacious earth is all the Lord's Edwards, T.T. Edwards
139133-135 COMPASSION. Hy. 4th S. Dobels. Sel. Shall the kind mother's gentle breast Clark, ThomasT. Clark
140135 OKEHAMPTON. C.M. 973d Hy. Dr Collyers Col. Happy the Christian family White, W. J.W. J. White
141136-137 AN ORIGINAL HARVEST HYMN. 148th M. Ye sons of Britain join White, W. J.W. J. White
142137 GOSFIELD. S.M. 572d Hy. Dr R. Sel. And will the judge descend Whatts, LukeLuke Whatts
143138 THAXTED. 8. 7. single. 36th Hy. Ly H. Col. Nothing but thy blood, O Jesus White, W. J.W. J. White
144138-139 EVERSHAM. 2. lines 6s & 4. lines 7s. 194th Hy. Mr Wesleys. Col. Arise, my soul, arise White, W. J.W. J. White
145139 WILSBORO. 10s & 11s. 198th Hy. Mr Wesleys Col. O what shall I do my Saviour to praise White, W. J.W. J. White
146140 RAYNEHAM. C.M. 319th Hy. Dr R. S. Father, whate'er of earthly bliss Whatts, LukeLuke Whatts
147140-141 SILVER STREET. S.M. 30th Hy. 2d B. D. W. Come, we that love the Lord White, W. J.W. J. White
148141 OPORTO. S.M. 290th Hy. Dr Collyers Col. My former hopes are fled KempKemp
149142 PRIVILEGE. 6. lines 7s. 20th Hy. Revd Carters. S. Blessed are the sons of God White, W. J.W. J. White
150142-143 JUDAH. 6. lines 8s or L.M. 201st Hy. Mr Wesleys. Col. 192d Hy. Dr R. Sel. And can it be that I should gain White, W. J.W. J. White
151143 STILLINGTON. C.M. Hy. 169. Dr R. There is a fountain filled with blood Clark, ThomasT. Clark
152144 COVENANT. 6.8.4. 66th Hy. Dr R. S. & 47th Hy. Ly H. Col. The God of Abraham praise White, W. J.W. J. White

Works at CPDL

Title Year Page Composer Genre Subgenre Vo. Voices
Begin, my tongue, some heavenly theme 1820 114 Henry Searle Sacred Hymns 4 SATB
Blest who with generous pity glows 1820 25 Thomas Clark Sacred Hymns 4 SATB
How happy is the pilgrim's lot 1820 57 A. K. Williams Sacred Hymns 4 SATB
I send the joys of earth away 1820 42 W. J. White Sacred Hymns 4 SATB
Now to the Lord a noble song 1820 35 A. Jenkins Sacred Hymns 4 SATB
There is a house not made with hands 1820 52 Thomas Clark Sacred Hymns 4 SATB
Ye that pass by, behold the man 1820 56 W. J. White Sacred Hymns 4 SATB