The Union Harmony (Oliver Holden)

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Short Title: The Union Harmony

Complete Title: The Union Harmony, or Universal Collection of Sacred Music in Two Volumes

Volume 1, Containing The Rudiments of music laid down in a plain and concise manner; and A large and valuable collection of tunes, suited to all the meters now used in the various worshiping societies of America, many of which were never before published.
Volume 2, Containing A large and valuable collection of anthems, odes, and psalm and hymn tunes, in three or four parts, Adapted to the use of American choirs, and other practitioners; A great part of which were never published.

Composer - Compiler: Oliver Holden

Publication date and place: 1793 by Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews in Boston.

Volumes

Volume 11793 – 120 pp.
Volume 21793 – 176 pp.

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List of works in Volume 1

No. Pg. HTI Title Composer Author First Line Meter Key Time Vo. Comment
1 16 6286 China Samuel Babcock Isaac Watts Nature with all her powers shall sing L.M. D 3:4 4
2 17 6035 Funeral Hymn Oliver Holden Isaac Watts Why do we mourn departing friends C.M. e 4:4 4
3 18 6037 Lincoln Oliver Holden Isaac Watts Arise my soul, my joyful powers C.M. D 4:4 4
4 19 6040 Zion Oliver Holden Isaac Watts Lo, what an entertaining sight C.M. C 4:4 4
5 20 6036 Lamentation Oliver Holden Isaac Watts Earth had detained me prisoner long C.M. c 4:4 3
6 21 5352 Marietta Unattrib. 1790 Isaac Watts Come let us join our cheerful songs C.M. C 4:4 4
7 22a 4091a Newton Isaac Smith Isaac Watts Come we who love the Lord S.M. C 4:4 4
8 22b 5348 Complaint Ezra Parmenter Isaac Watts Spare us, O Lord, aloud we cry L.M. e 4:4 4
9 23 4439a Invitation Jacob Kimball Isaac Watts Come my beloved, haste away L.M. D 4:4 4
10 25 4741 Greenwich Daniel Read Isaac Watts Lord, what a thoughtless wretch was I L.M. e 4:4 4
11 26a 4928 Portsmouth Unattrib. 1788 Isaac Watts There is a land of living joy C.M. D 2:2 4
12 26b 2381a New Eagle Street Isaac Smith Isaac Watts Raise your triumphant songs S.M. G 3:4 4
13 27 6282a Archdale Oliver Holden Isaac Watts When God revealed his gracious name C.M.D. F 3:2 4
14 28 4131 Hartford Elihu Carpenter Isaac Watts This spacious earth is all the Lord's L.M. d 4:4 4
15 29 4139 Twenty-fifth Psalm Alexander Gillet Isaac Watts I lift my soul to God S.M. a 4:4 4
16 30 4279 Alexandria Elihu Carpenter Tate & Brady To thee, O God, we render praise C.M. E 4:4 4
17 31 5375 Montgomery Justin Morgan Isaac Watts Early, my God, without delay C.M.D. C 4:4 4
18 32 6301 New Hampshire D. Russ Isaac Watts Hast thou not given thy word 66.66.884. E 4:4 3
19 33 4278a Greenfield Lewis Edson Isaac Watts God is our refuge in distress 88.88.88. a 4:4 4
20 34 4280 Lenox Lewis Edson Isaac Watts Ye tribes of Adam, join 66.66.88. C 4:4 4
21 35 4629 Winter Daniel Read Isaac Watts His hoary frost, his fleecy snow C.M. F 2:2 4
22 36a 143a Ps. 100, Old Louis Bourgeois Tate & Brady Be thou, O God, exalted high L.M. A 2:2 4
23 36b 4612 Naples Daniel Read Isaac Watts Shall the vile race of flesh and blood L.M. d 4:4 4
24 37 4288a Stafford Daniel Read Isaac Watts See what a living stone S.M. A 4:4 4
25 38 5861 Fairfield Hitchcock Isaac Watts With reverencce let the saints appear C.M. a 4:4 4
26 39a 2934 Little Marlborough Aaron Williams Isaac Watts Welcome, sweet day of rest S.M. a 3:4 4
27 39b 4077a Worcester Abraham Wood Isaac Watts How beauteous are their feet S.M.D. F 4:4 4
28 41 4663 Walpole Abraham Wood Isaac Watts Oh, if my soul were formed for woe C.M. b 4:4 4
29 42 4624 Victory Daniel Read Isaac Watts Now shall my head be lifted high C.M. E 4:4 4
30 43 6105 Alpha Oliver Holden Unattrib. 1793 When faith presents the Savior's death C.M. G 2:4 3
31 44 4429 Ninety-eighth Psalm William Tuckey Isaac Watts Joy to the world! The Lord is come C.M.D. G 4:4 4
32 45 4407 Forty-sixth Psalm Solomon Chandler Isaac Watts The Lord hath eyes to give the blind 88.88.88. D 4:4 4
33 46 4789 Russia Daniel Read Isaac Watts False are the men of high degree L.M. a 4:4 4
34 47 4927b New Canaan Oliver Holden Isaac Watts The Lord Jehovah reigns 668.668. D 4:4 4
35 48a 4628 Windham Daniel Read Isaac Watts Broad is the road that leads to death L.M. f 4:4 4
36 48b 5013a Ocean Unattrib. 1789 Isaac Watts Thy works of glory, mighty Lord C.M. F 4:4 4
37 49 4609a Lisbon Daniel Read Isaac Watts Welcome sweet day of rest S.M. B 4:4 4
38 50 4526 Bristol Timothy Swan Addison The lofty pillars of the sky L.M. F 4:4 4
39 51 4290 Virginia Oliver Brownson Isaac Watts Thy words the raging winds control C.M. e 4:4 4
40 52 4690a Jordan William Billings Isaac Watts These is a land of pure delight C.M.D. A 4:4 4
41 53 4530 Lisbon Timothy Swan Isaac Watts O let thy God and King S.M. C 4:4 4
42 54 4112 Madrid William Billings James Relly How charmingly sounds the word of the Lord 10 10.11 11. C 4:4 4
43 55 4215a Hartford William Billings James Relly Glorous Jesus, glorious Jesus 85.85.77.85. G 2:4 4
44 56 6110 New Salem Oliver Holden Isaac Watts Now shall my inward joys arise C.M. D 4:4 4
45 57 4403 Kittery William Billings Isaac Watts Our Father who in heaven art C.M. a 4:4 4
46 58 2606 Milford Joseph Stephenson Isaac Watts If angels sung a Savior's birth C.M. A 4:4 4
47 59 4926 Hollis Oliver Holden Isaac Watts My soul, come meditate the day C.M. d 4:4 4
48 60 4216a Mendon William Billings James Relly My Redeemer let me be 76.76.78.76. a 4:4 4
49 61 4431 Montague Timothy Swan Isaac Watts Ye sons of men, with joy record L.M.D. d 4:4 4
50 62 4523 Rainbow Timothy Swan Isaac Watts Tis by thy strength the mountains stand C.M. C 4:4 4
51 63 4698 Sinai William Billings James Relly All you who make the law your choice 88.88.88. d 3:2 4
52 64 4684 Conquest William Billings James Relly Sing the triumphs of your conquering 87.87.88.84. C 4:4 4
53 65 4026c Stockbridge William Billings Isaac Watts From all that dwell below the skies L.M. F 4:4 4
54 66 4661 Stratfield Ezra Goff Isaac Watts Through every age, eternal God L.M. f# 4:4 4
55 67a 1664d Winchester Unattrib. 1742 Isaac Watts My God, accept my early vows L.M. C 3:2 4
56 67b 975a Wells Unattrib. 1722 Isaac Watts Life is the time to serve the Lord L.M. F 4:4 4
57 68a 750b Namure Unattrib. 1711 Isaac Watts There the great Monarch of the skies C.M. G 3:4 4
58 68b 3357 Africa William Billings Isaac Watts Now shall my inward joy arise C.M. E 3:2 4
59 69 2956a Westminster Aaron Williams Isaac Watts The king, O Lord, with songs of praise C.M. G 4:4 4
60 70 2928 Dalston Aaron Williams Isaac Watts How pleased and blest was I 668.668. G 4:4 4
61 71 2225a Virginia Unattrib. 1754 Isaac Watts Go worship at Immanuel's feet L.M. d 3:4 3
62 72a 3374 Chester William Billings Isaac Watts Let the high heavens your songs invite L.M. F 4:4 4
63 72b 4401 Hebron Oliver King Isaac Watts The shining worlds above 66.66.88. C 4:4 4
64 73 5591 Westford Samuel Holyoke Isaac Watts Almighty God, to thee 66.66.88. G 4:4 3
65 74a 1390a Bangor Willliam Tansur Isaac Watts Teach me the measure of my days C.M. e 4:4 4
66 74b 1393d Colchester New William Tansur Isaac Watts My never-ceasing songs shall show C.M. D 3:2 4
67 75 4014 Majesty William Billings Thomas Sternhold The Lord descended from above C.M.D. F 4:4 4
68 76 4783 Devotion Daniel Read Isaac Watts Sweet is the day of sacred rest L.M. C 4:4 4
69 77 2924a Buckingham Aaron Williams Isaac Watts Lord, thou wilt hear me when I pray C.M. a 3:2 4
70 78 4527a Enfield Solomon Chandler Elizabeth Rowe Before the rosy dawn of day C.M. E 2:2 4
71 79 2640 Ps. 34 Joseph Stephenson Tate & Brady Through all the changing scenes of life C.M. C 4:4 4
72 80 4525 Balloon Timothy Swan Isaac Watts Behold, I fall before thy face L.M.D. e 3:2 4
73 81 4076 Ps. 136 Deolph Isaac Watts Hast thou not given thy word 66.66.88. C 4:4 4
74 82a 6289 Contrition Oliver Holden Isaac Watts Lord, I'm ashamed to say S.M. a 4:4 4
75 82b 6305 Submission Oliver Holden Isaac Watts God of my life, look gently down C.M. a 4:4 4
76 83 6281 Antipatris Oliver Holden Isaac Watts Awake my heart, arise my tongue C.M. G 4:4 4
77 84 1034c Cumberland Henry Carey Joseph Addison The Lord my pasture shall prepare 88.88.88. G 3:2 3
78 85a 2941 Rickmansworth Aaron Williams Isaac Watts Forever shall my song record L.M. G 3:4 4
79 85b 6285 Charleston Frothingham Isaac Watts With earnest longings of the mind C.M. a 4:4 4
80 86 4607a Judgment Daniel Read Isaac Watts Behold, the Judge descends 10 10.10 10.10 10. C 4:4 4
81 87a 6295 Idumea Oliver Holden Isaac Watts What mighty man or mighty God C.M. a 4:4 4
82 87b 6283 Camden Oliver Holden Isaac Watts The God of glory sends his summons forth 10 10.10 10.11 11. e 4:4 4
83 88 1929 St. Martins William Tansur Isaac Watts Arise my soul, my joyful powers C.M. A 3:2 4
84 89 6290 Coronation Oliver Holden Edward Peerronet All hail the power of Jesus' name C.M. A 4:4 4
85 90a 6303 Protection Oliver Holden Isaac Watts My God, the steps of pious men C.M. e 4:4 4
86 90b 6304 Sincerity Oliver Holden John Newton Tis a point I long to know 77.77. a 4:4 4
87 91 Amen Oliver Holden Now unto the King eternal 11 8.10 8. D 4:4 4 Not in HTI
88 92 6300 Middlesex Oliver Holden Isaac Watts The Lord of Glory reigns 10 10.10 10.11 11. F 4:4 3
89 93 6296 Lanesfield Oliver Holden Isaac Lane Salvation, tis a welcome sound L.M. G 4:4 4
90 94 6288 Confession Oliver Holden Isaac Watts Lord, tis against thy face S.M.D. a 4:4 4
91 95a 6291 Deliverance Oliver Holden Henry Alline Soon shall I quit this mortal shore C.M. a 4:4 3
92 95b 6297 Leverett Street Isaac Lane Joseph Addison When all thy mercies, O my God C.M. C 4:4 4
93 96a 6302 New Jerusalem Oliver Holden Charles Wesley Hark, the herald angels sing 77.77. A 2:4 4
94 96b 6287 Concord Oliver Holden Isaac Watts The hill of Zion yields S.M. C 4:4 4
95 97 2342c Maryland William Billings Isaac Watts And must this body die S.M. a 4:4 4
96 98 6280 Adieu W. Allin Isaac Watts I send the joys of earth away L.M. e 4 Page not in scan
97 99 6293 Granby W. Allin Isaac Watts Grant us the powers of quickening grace C.M. d 4 Page not in scan
98 100 6298 Lynn Oliver Holden Isaac Watts I'm not ashamed to own my Lord C.M.D.D. C 4:4 4
99 102 6284 Charlemont Brown Isaac Watts With earnest longings of the mind C.M.D. b 3:2 4
100 103 6299 Lynnfield Oliver Holden Isaac Watts My God, permit me not to be L.M.D. e 4:4 4
101 105 6292 Fairlee Oliver Holden Isaac Watts Jesus shall reign where-e'er the sun L.M. G 4:4 4
102 106 6294 Hope Oliver Holden Isaac Watts O the delights, the heavenly joys C.M.D. E 4:4 4
103 107 An anthem for Easter William Billings The Lord is risen indeed Anthem A 2:4 4
104 111 New York Alexander Pope Vital spark of heavenly flame Anthem G 4:4 3
105 117a 6279 Aberdeen Oliver Holden George Richards The Almighty spoke and Gabriel sped C.M. F 4:4 4
106 117b West End Oliver Holden Isaac Watts Awake our souls, away our fears L.M.D.D. G 4:4 4

List of works in Volume 2

No. Pg. HTI Title Composer Author First Line Meter Key Time Vo. Comment
No. Pg.p HTI Title Composer Author First Line Meter Key Time Vo. Comment
1 3 Anthem Oliver Holden Hear my cry, O God Anthem a 3:2 3
2 8 6315 Rowley Jacob Kimball Isaac Watts The saints shall flourish in his days L.M. D 2:2 4
3 9 6306 Commemoration Oliver Holden Isaac Watts Wothy the Lamb that dies, they cry C.M. F 4:4 4
4 10 6317 Spring Oliver Holden Unattrib. 1793 Old hoary winter now has ceased 12 8.10 6. C 2:4 3
5 12 6314 Rapture Oliver Holden Isaac Watts Sweet is the work, my God, my King L.M. C 2:2 4
6 13 6310 Ode to Harmony Oliver Holden Garrick Hail music, sweet enchantment hail Anthem G 6:8 3
7 15 Ode for Easter Oliver Holden From heaven the loud, the angelic song 10 10.10 10. b 2:4 3
8 24 1504b Weston Flavel William Knapp Isaac Watts Come let us join our cheerful songs C.M. G 3:4 4
9 25 2217b Maryland Unattrib. 1754 Isaac Watts My soul thy great Creator praise L.M. G 2:2 2
10 26 2604a Love Divine Unattrib. 1760 Charles Wesley Love divine, all loves excelling 87.87.D. G 2:2 2
11 27 Apollo Oliver Holden Isaac Watts Sweet muse, descend and bless the shade C.M.D. D 2:4 3
12 35 Ascension Abraham Wood Joseph Hart Jesus, our triumphant head 77.77.D. D 2:4 3
13 41 Anthem Joseph Stephenson Behold, I bring you glad tidings Anthem G 3:4 4 Luke Ch. 2
14 49 Anthem Aaron Williams Arise, shine, O Zion Anthem D 2:2 4
15 61 6307 Invocation to Charity Oliver Holden Unattrib. 1793 Come charity with goodness crowned Anthem G 2:2 3 A Masonic Ode
16 66 Anthem Joseph Stephenson Praise the Lord, O my soul Anthem G 3:4 4 Psalm 104
17 77 3257a Denmark Martin Madan Isaac Watts Before Jehovah's awful throne L.M.D.D. D 2:3 3
18 82 Anthem William Selby Behold, he is my salvation Anthem D 2:4 4
19 90 Messiah Oliver Holden Alexander Pope Ye nymphs of Solima, begin the song Anthem G 2:4 4
20 103 Anthem Aaron Williams Lift up your heads, O ye gates Anthem C 3:4 3 Psalm 24
21 106 Chorus Aaron Williams Blessed be the Lord God of Israel Anthem C 2:2 4
22 108 A Funeral Anthem William Billings I heard a great voice from heaven Anthem f 3:2 4 Revelation Ch. 14
23 110 Ode Introductory Oliver Holden Thaddeus Harris Hark! What distant music melts Anthem C 4:4 4 For a sacred concert
24 115 Anthem Joseph Stephenson O Sion that bringest good tidings Anthem C 3:4 4 Isaiah Ch. 40
25 118 5550 Sheffield G. Breillat Isaac Watts Sinner, O why so thoughtless grown L.M.D. G 2:2 3
26 121 3662a Ashley Unattrib. 1774 Isaac Watts Salvation, O the joyful sound C.M.D. G 2:4 4
27 123 Anthem Joseph Stephenson Hear my prayer, O Lord Anthem g 3:2 4 Psalm 102
28 126 Epsom Martin Madan Isaac Watts Come let us join our cheerful songs C.M.D. G 4:4 3
29 132 6313 Psalm 150 Joseph Stephenson Tate & Brady O praise the Lord in that blest place L.M. G 3:2 4
30 134 6308 The Lord's Prayer Unattrib. 1793 Father of all, enthroned above L.M. C 2:2 4 Attrib. Stephenson, not found
31 136 3322b Scotland Thomas Arne W. King of Salem, bless my soul 77.77.D. F 3:4 3 Attrib. W__ in rippon 1779
32 139 Anthem Joseph Stephenson Praise the Lord, ye servants Anthem G 3:4 4 Psalm 113
33 144 Dismission Joseph Stephenson Lord, now lettest thy servant Anthem C 3:4 4
34 146 2249a Habakkuk Unattrib. 1754 Charles Wesley Away, my unbelieving fear L.M.D.D. C 4:4 3
35 148 Anthem William Selby O be joyful in the Lord Anthem C 2:4 4 Psalm 100
36 154 2786a Hotham Martin Madan Charles Wesley Jesus, lover of my soul 77.77.D. E 4:4 3
37 155 Cambridge Felice Giardini Father, how wide thy glory shines Anthem F 4:4 3
38 160 6316 Salem Oliver Holden Isaac Watts Some seraph, lend your heavenly tongue C.M. G 2:4 3
39 161 Anthem Jacob Kimball O come sing unto the Lord Anthem C 2:2 4
40 167 6312 Providence Isaac Lane Isaac Lane Time flies, man dies 46.468. f 4:4 3
41 168 Massachusetts Robert Rogerson Unattrib. 1779 Hail, sacred art, descended from above Anthem G 4:4 3
42 174 6309 Minerva Allen Isaac Watts When the great builder arched the skies L.M. G 4:4 4
43 175 6311 Omega Oliver Holden Isaac Watts My Savior, my almighty friend C.M.D. C 4:4 3

Works at CPDL

Volume 1 (1793)

No works at CPDL

Volume 2 (1793)

No works at CPDL